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Delinquent Daughters (1944)

Passed | | Crime, Drama | 15 July 1944 (USA)
A town is shocked when a high school girl commits suicide. A reporter and a cop team up to investigate and find out exactly what is going on among the youth of the town.

Director:

Albert Herman

Writer:

Arthur St. Claire (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
June Carlson ... June Thompson
Fifi D'Orsay ... Mimi
Teala Loring ... Sally Higgins
Mary Bovard Mary Bovard ... Betty Smith
Margia Dean ... Francine Van Pelt
Johnny Duncan ... Rocky Webster
Joe Devlin ... Detective Hanahan
Jimmy Zahner Jimmy Zahner ... Jerry Sykes (as Jimmy Zaner)
John Dawson ... Nick Gordon (as Jon Dawson)
Frank McGlynn Sr. ... Judge Craig (as Frank McGlynn)
Parker Gee Parker Gee ... Steve Cronin
Warren Mills ... Roy Ford
John Christian John Christian ... Mr. Thompson
Frank Stephens Frank Stephens ... Mr. Webster
Floyd Criswell Floyd Criswell ... Detective Joe Miller
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A town is shocked when a high school girl commits suicide. A reporter and a cop team up to investigate and find out exactly what is going on among the youth of the town.

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Children of Today...Reckless, Headstrong...Thrill-Mad Left to Run Wild by Parents Too Engrossed to Care About Their Fate! (Print Ad- The Union, ((Manchester, NH)) 26 October 1944) See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Accent on Crime See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Juvenile delinquency on a budget
4 September 2015 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

Another day, another juvenile delinquency film courtesy of poverty-row American producers. This one concerns a couple of girls who get caught up with some low rent criminal types and end up going on something of a crime spree. It's a little like a low key BONNIE AND CLYDE except made without any discernible scripting, characterisation, or narrative drive.

Indeed, this is poverty-row filmmaking at its nadir, and there's little here to tempt fans of the genre. The dialogue has been written by somebody with a tin ear and the acting is hardly up to scratch. These films always seem to have some boring reporter guy who goes undercover to bring down the criminals at large. But the worst thing about DELINQUENT DAUGHTERS is the quality of the public domain print in circulation; half the scenes have a massive scratch running down the middle of the screen, while the rest are so dark you're staring at a black screen.


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