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Home Town Story (1951)

imdb rating5.0Rotten Tomatoes rating25%
Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin works in the "Herald" newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.


portraitArthur Pierson


portraitJeffrey Lynn - Blake Washburn
portraitDonald Crisp - John MacFarland
portraitMarjorie Reynolds - Janice Hunt
portraitAlan Hale Jr. - Slim Haskins
portraitMarilyn Monroe - Iris Martin
portraitBarbara Brown - Mrs. Washburn
portraitMelinda Casey - Katie Washburn
portraitRenny McEvoy - Leo, the Taxi Driver
portraitGlenn Tryon - Ken Kenlock
portraitByron Foulger - Berny Miles
portraitGriff Barnett - Uncle Cliff Washburn
portraitVirginia Campbell - Phoebe Hartman
portraitHarry Harvey - Andy Butterworth
portraitNelson Leigh - Dr. Johnson
portraitSpeck Noblitt - Motorcycle Officer
portraitDorothy Adams - Hospital Nurse (uncredited)
portraitBess Flowers - Patron at Barbecue Room (uncredited)
portraitRobert Foulk - Electrical Worker (uncredited)
portraitHugh Beaumont - Bob MacFarland (uncredited)
portraitTom Keene - Abbott (uncredited)
portraitMatt McHugh - Waiter (uncredited)
portraitRay Teal - Complaining Electrical Worker (uncredited)
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