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.


Arthur Pierson


Jeffrey Lynn - Blake Washburn
Donald Crisp - John MacFarland
Marjorie Reynolds - Janice Hunt
Alan Hale Jr. - Slim Haskins
Marilyn Monroe - Iris Martin
Barbara Brown - Mrs. Washburn
Melinda Casey - Katie Washburn
Renny McEvoy - Leo, the Taxi Driver
Glenn Tryon - Ken Kenlock
Byron Foulger - Berny Miles
Griff Barnett - Uncle Cliff Washburn
Virginia Campbell - Phoebe Hartman
Harry Harvey - Andy Butterworth
Nelson Leigh - Dr. Johnson
Speck Noblitt - Motorcycle Officer
Dorothy Adams - Hospital Nurse (uncredited)
Bess Flowers - Patron at Barbecue Room (uncredited)
Robert Foulk - Electrical Worker (uncredited)
Hugh Beaumont - Bob MacFarland (uncredited)
Tom Keene - Abbott (uncredited)
Matt McHugh - Waiter (uncredited)
Ray Teal - Complaining Electrical Worker (uncredited)
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