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Home Town Story

Home Town Story(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin (Marilyn Monroe) works in the "Herald" newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.

Cast & Crew

Arthur Pierson Director
Jeffrey Lynn Blake Washburn
Donald Crisp John MacFarland
Marjorie Reynolds Janice Hunt
Alan Hale Jr. Slim Haskins
Marilyn Monroe Iris Martin
Barbara Brown Mrs. Washburn
Melinda Plowman Katie Washburn
Renny McEvoy [Leo] Taxi driver
Glenn Tyron Kenlock
Byron Foulger Berny Miles
Griff Barnett Uncle Cliff
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Wolverine Productions, General Motors Corp.
Duration(mins):  61-62 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  5,460    
Duration(reels):  7    

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