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The Wayward Girl (1957)

Approved | | Drama | 22 September 1957 (USA)


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Complete credited cast:
Marcia Henderson ...
Peter Walker ...
Tommy Gray
Katherine Barrett ...
Frances Wingate
Ira Molson
Rita Lynn ...
Midge Brackett
Peg Hillias ...
Hilda Carlson
Tracey Roberts ...
Dot Martin
Ric Roman ...
Grandon Rhodes ...
District Attorney Nevins
Francis De Sales ...
Investigator Butler (as Francis DeSales)
Parole Agent


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SHE FOUGHT For the Right to Love...In a City of Violence and Terror!




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Release Date:

22 September 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Wayward Girlz  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Not so bad but...

For the first Lesley Selander film I comment I would have preferred a true crime movie. This one is not but a drama for the two third, mixed for a bit with a women's prison scheme. I expected a true film noir. Not that. But keep in mind that Lesley Selander realized several hundreds of films, especially westerns and adventure. So this feature is worth seeing it for this reason.

It tells the story of a young girl who accidentally kills her step father - her mother's boyfriend - for the reason you can riddle . So, she is sent to prison...The warden's sister suggests to help her in parole...

The following is predictable. Every one could guess the end of this tale. Nothing new.

Once again, this Lesley Selander's flick is not usual for the director.

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