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Back Street (1961)

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Movie Info

In this tear-jerking drama, two star-crossed lovers who are married to other people carry on an affair for more than thirty years. Susan Heyward, John Gavin, and Vera Miles star in this glitzy costumed version helped by models from Harper's Bazaar.

Cast

Susan Hayward
as Rae Smith
John Gavin
as Paul Saxon
Vera Miles
as Liz Saxon
Virginia Grey
as Janey nee Smith
Charles Drake
as Curt Stanton
Tammy Marihugh
as Caroline Saxon
Robert Eyer
as Paul Saxon
Natalie Schafer
as Mrs. Evans
Doreen McLean
as Miss Hatfield
Alex Gerry
as Mr. Venner
Karen Norris
as Mrs. Penworth
Hayden Rourke
as Charley Claypole
Hayden Rorke
as Charley Claypole
Mary Lawrence
as Marge Claypole
Joe Cronin
as Airport Clerk
Ted Thorpe
as Hotel Clerk
Joseph Mell
as Proprietor
Dick Kallman
as Sailor at USO
Lilyan Chauvin
as Paris Airport Employee
Richard Eyer
as Paul Saxon Jr.
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Critic Reviews for Back Street

All Critics (1)

The third version of Fannie Hurst's novel, filmed in 1932 and 1941, is the weakest: Susan Hayward may be too old and too tough for the part.

Full Review… | January 25, 2012
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for Back Street

***Due to the recent RT changes that have basically ruined my past reviews, I am mostly only giving a rating rather than a full review.***

Steve Smith
Steve Smith
½

The third version of Fannie Hurst's novel, filmed in 1932 and 1941, is the weakest: Susan Hayward may be too old and too tough for the part.

Greg Wood
Greg Wood
½

this is a ok remake but I prefer the irene dunne 1932 version of this based upon the fannie hurst novel.

Gregory Wood
Gregory Wood

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