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The Primrose Path

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  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Mamie Adams (Marjorie Rambeau) supports her alcoholic husband and two daughters by the same profession her mother had practiced: prostitution. Ellie May (Ginger Rogers), the eldest girl, wants desperately to escape her bleak life, and when she meets and falls in love with Ed Wallace (Joel McCrea), who works at the hamburger stand on the beach, she feels she has her chance. However, when Ed finds out Ellie May's family secret, the relationship begins to fall apart. She is about to follow in her mother's footsteps, but will Ed's reappearance at the end set things right? Based on the novel FEBRUARY HILL by Victoria Lincoln. Academy Award Nominations: Best Supporting Actress--Marjorie Rambeau.
  • Credits
    Ginger Rogers, Virginia, Katherine McMath, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau, Miles Mander, Henry Travers, Joan Carroll, Vivienne Osborne, Gene Morgan
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Risque in its day, this is one of the first films to deal even semi-openly with prostitution....Very well directed..."
    USA Today

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