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U.S., 1950
Directed by John Cromwell
Adapted by Virginia Kellogg from the story Women Without Men by Kellogg and Bernard C. Schoenfeld
With Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Betty Garde, Hope Emerson, Ellen Corby
Editing by Owen Marks
Music by Max Steiner
Approx. 96 min. 35mm.

“Pile out, you tramps! It’s the end of the line!” Mayhem in the big doll house, as innocent pregnant teenager Eleanor Parker faces off with hardened inmates. Exemplifying the game of hide-and-sapphic-seek in ‘50s Hollywood: sadistic butch prison matron Hope Emerson.


“An astonishing amount of lesbianism…a total underworld, corrupting and brilliantly drawn.”
– Vito Russo

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