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The reclusive Patricia Douglas comes out of hiding to discuss the 1937 MGM scandal, in which the powerful film studio tricked her and over 100 other underage girls into attending a stag party, where she was raped.

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The reclusive Patricia Douglas comes out of hiding to discuss the 1937 MGM scandal, in which the powerful film studio tricked her and over 100 other underage girls into attending a stag party, where she was raped.

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Patricia Douglas and the other young female extras at the MGM party were procured by MGM casting director Vincent Conniff. See more »

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Features Harlem Bound (1935) See more »

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Blues in the Groove
Written by Eddie Durham and Edgar Battle
Performed by Ina Ray Hutton & Her Melodears
Published by Eddie Durham Swing Music Pub. (ASCAP)
Administered by Bug
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Not so good - ruined by overbearing star/director
17 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What does happen when an interesting story is ruined by a man who just cannot keep out of the shadows and must (simply MUST) always leap centre stage? Well it looks a bit like Girl 27.

I think I am kinder than some other reviewers who give this film a one (but maybe not than those who think this is the best film of all time --- maybe the director or his friends eh?) this isn't terrible really, just fairly bad. The story, however, saves it from being awful - it is quite compelling blend of misogyny and studio politics with a victim who is left a ruin.

Its his first film I think so maybe he will learn to focus more on the subject of a documentary and not to grab the attention so much for the next effort.

Jochen L.


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