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Primrose Path (1940)

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93 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman from a family of prostitutes falls in love with a hard-working man, but when he finds out the truth about her background, their romance becomes jeopardized.
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Director
Gregory La Cava (as Gregory LaCava)
Writers
Allan Scott (screen play) | Gregory La Cava (screen play) (as Gregory LaCava) | Robert L. Buckner (from the play by) | Walter Hart (from the play by)
Composer
Werner R. Heymann (musical score)
Cinematographer
Editor
William Hamilton (edited by)
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Release date
Mar 22, 1940 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Joel McCrea
Ed Wallace Ed Wallace   See fewer
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Queenie Vassar
Grandma Grandma   See fewer
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Joan Carroll
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Carmen Morales
Carmelita Carmelita   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Man in Bluebell (uncredited) Man in Bluebell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mara Alexander
Girl in Bluebell (uncredited) Girl in Bluebell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
Benny - Man in Diner (uncredited) Benny - Man in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise Beavers
Woman Talking to Police (uncredited) Woman Talking to Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Cooke
Man Clueing in Ed (uncredited) Man Clueing in Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Corthell
Herb - Man Getting Gas (uncredited) Herb - Man Getting Gas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacqueline Dalya
Dalya - Carmelita's Friend (uncredited) Dalya - Carmelita's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited) Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gardner
Jake's Friend in Diner (uncredited) Jake's Friend in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Al - Man in Diner (uncredited) Al - Man in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence Gleason Jr.
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie Hall
Man in Diner (uncredited) Man in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Drunk's Wife Leaving Bluebell (uncredited) Drunk's Wife Leaving Bluebell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Gossip in Diner (uncredited) Gossip in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Sailor in Bluebell (uncredited) Sailor in Bluebell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Mr. 'Smitty' Smith / Hawkins (uncredited) Mr. 'Smitty' Smith / Hawkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry McGrath
Jake Halpern - Man in Diner (uncredited) Jake Halpern - Man in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
Drunk Leaving Bluebell (uncredited) Drunk Leaving Bluebell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Morgan
Gene 'Smith' (uncredited) Gene 'Smith' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nestor Paiva
Bluebell Manager (uncredited) Bluebell Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Perry
Bluebell Bartender (uncredited) Bluebell Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorin Raker
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Charles Williams
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6.9 / 10 | 1,211 votes