Girl of the Night (1960)

 |  Drama  |  1 June 1961 (Mexico)
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Girl of the Night is about Bobbie (Anne Francis), a sensitive, lonely call girl who is manipulated and ultimately used by her madame, played by Kay Medford.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin 'Bobbie' Williams
Dr. Mitchell
Kay Medford ...
Rowena Claiborne
Arthur Storch ...
Jason Franklin Jr.
Dan Bolton
Lauren Gilbert ...
Dan Shelton
Eileen Fulton ...
Lisa Mae Bailey
Julius Monk ...
Judy Tucker
Noah Keen ...
Patricia Basch
Jo Anna March ...
Lucy Worth
Richard H. Bauman


Based on a book by Dr.Harold Greenwald: The Call Girl a Social and Psychoanalytic Study. This film tells the story of a girl (Anne Francis) who becomes a high priced call girl. She is exploited by her madam (Kay Medford) until she finds a tough yet caring therapist (Lloyd Nolan) and straightens herself out. Written by Anonymous

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Why They Do It ... For the first time the motion picture screen tells the intimate, authentic personal story of girls like Bobbie Williams -- a truth torn from New York after dark. See more »







Release Date:

1 June 1961 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Afrodites tou poulimenou erota  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Exhibited with the warning FOR ADULTS ONLY. See more »

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Anne and 'Girl'
3 August 2006 | by (Brooklyn, New York) – See all my reviews

GIRL OF THE NIGHT is amazing in that it was produced at a time when such themes as are involved remained taboo. Yet, here it is...and it is a formidable film, with an exquisitely modulated performance by Anne Francis, whose beauty probably prevented her from being considered for some of the powerful roles she could have done easily.John Kerr is excellent as well, especially due to the fact that such a role is played against accepted thought of the period. Who could have envisioned a pimp so good looking. Kerr was a far better actor than his credits indicate -- he had proved his ability on stage AND screen in Tea and Sympathy. Lloyd Nolan, whose abilities grew stronger as he moved away from leads into supporting roles, is superior as the analyst (though his office hours in the same building are slightly askew). Dark and brooding and often brutal, this film would have been an award contender in later years. Now, it remains a wonderful artifact of an era when not everyone was holding back against the formulaic look at the world.

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