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They Won't Believe Me

They Won't Believe Me (1947)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1947 Wide

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Irving Pichel's They Won't Believe Me is the flashback unfolding of Larry Ballentine's (Robert Young) witness-stand testimony in his trial for the murder of girlfriend Verna Carlson (Susan Hayward). Larry is the first to admit he's a parasitic heel, cheating on his rich wife Gretta (Rita Johnson) first with magazine writer Janice Bell (Jane Greer) and then with Verna. Though aware of Larry's affairs, Gretta cannot manage to leave him; rather, she uses her money to keep him in tow. She foils his

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Jonathan Latimer

RKO Pictures

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An outstanding film noir melodrama.

June 11, 2003 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Audience Reviews for They Won't Believe Me

fun film noir told in flashback, with robert young as a cad accused of murder. for the record, i don't believe him :p
June 14, 2012
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Stella Dallas

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Excellent undeservedly obscure noir with an excellent dark performance from the usually genial Robert Young. Economically directed by Pichel with terrific contributions from Susan Hayward, Jane Greer and particularly Rita Johnson. Great denouncement, catch it if you can.
November 25, 2011
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