The Girl in Lovers Lane (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Girl in Lovers Lane (1960)

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TV star Brett Halsey is the lead in The Girl in Lover's Lane. While drifting through a small town, Bix (Halsey) becomes involved with local tease Carrie (Joyce Meadows). Shortly afterward, Carrie is murdered, and Bix is held responsible. The actual killer is feeble-minded Jesse (Jack Elam), but the villagers aren't as quick on the uptake as the movie audience. Only the intervention of runaway youngster Danny (Lowell Brown) saves Bix from a lynch mob. Girl in Lover's Lane was directed by another TV habitue, Charles R. Rondeau.

Cast

Brett Halsey
as Bix Dugan
Lowell Brown
as Danny Winslow
Joyce Meadows
as Carrie Anders
Jack Elam
as Jesse
Emile G. Meyer
as Cal Anders

Critic Reviews for The Girl in Lovers Lane

All Critics (1)

It's an odd B-movie with homo-erotic suggestions.

February 19, 2015 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Girl in Lovers Lane

This movie has a familiar story, but it's not all bad, so I gave it three stars. Corman directs, but I'm not familiar with the cast.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

I technically watched this ala Mystery Science Theatre 3000, but those apparently don't show up in Flixster. As for my first MST3K experience, it was kinda meh. Too many bite-sized giggles that I was quickly laughed-out, and the skits in between are a bit uninspired. As for The Girl in Lovers Lane...the story is melodramatic in a way that I can forgive, solely because it's an "old" B&W movie, but the execution is indeed laughable. The two lead males try so hard to be strong silent types, but they just end up causing unintentional homoerotic undertones.

Alice Shen
Alice Shen

Super Reviewer

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