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Frisco Jenny (1933)

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In this film, Jenny becomes pregnant, bears her child in secret, and gives the child up for adoption. The years pass and Jenny becomes a notorious "madame." Crusading DA Donald Cook decides to rid the city of Jenny's operations -- little suspecting that the woman is actually his own mother!

Cast

Donald Cook
as Dan Reynolds
Ruth Chatterton
as Frisco Jenny Sandoval
Louis Calhern
as Steve Dutton
James Murray
as Dan McAllister
Hallam Cooley
as Willie Gleason
Pat O'Malley
as O'Hoolihan
Frank McGlynn Sr.
as Good Book Charlie
Robert E. O'Connor
as Jim Sandoval
Franklin Parker
as Martell, a Newspaperman
Willard Robertson
as Police Captain
Edwin Maxwell
as Tom Ford
Nella Walker
as Mrs. Reynolds
Berton Churchill
as Mr. Reynolds
Buster Phelps
as Dan as a child
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Critic Reviews for Frisco Jenny

All Critics (1)

... the scenes of the homeless lining up along the streets with what's left of their possessions echoes with the armies of homeless in the 1932 depression.

April 3, 2009 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Frisco Jenny

What an intense drama! I really liked this movie, it was so sad, borderline melodramatic, and realistic. A great pre-code film, if you like them you should see this one. The story is brilliantly put together, the actors are great, and it's got a realistic feel through to the sad ending. I highly recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

½

Madame X redux.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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