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Unwed Mother (1958)

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74 min | Drama

Betty (Norma Moore) moves from a farming community to Los Angeles. She falls into the clutches of a super-cad (Robert Vaughn) and ends up abandoned and pregnant. After visiting a drunken abortionist, she decides to give the baby up for ...See moreBetty (Norma Moore) moves from a farming community to Los Angeles. She falls into the clutches of a super-cad (Robert Vaughn) and ends up abandoned and pregnant. After visiting a drunken abortionist, she decides to give the baby up for adoption, but has a change of heart. The climax is a classic of melodrama from a master of melodrama, Walter Doniger, director of TV's "Peyton Place." See less
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Director
Walter Doniger (as Walter A. Doniger)
Writers
Anson Bond (screenplay) (story) | Alden Nash (screenplay)
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Lothrop B. Worth (as Lothrop Worth)
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Updated Nov 23, 1958

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Nov 23, 1958 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Norma Moore
Betty Miller Betty Miller   See fewer
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Robert Vaughn
Don Bigelow Don Bigelow   See fewer
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Diana Darrin
Mousie Mousie   See fewer
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Billie Bird
Gertie Gertie   See fewer
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Jeanne Cooper
Mrs. Horton Mrs. Horton   See fewer
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Sam Buffington
Mr. Paully Mr. Paully   See fewer
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Claire Carleton
Mrs. Miller Mrs. Miller   See fewer
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Colette Jackson
Louella (as Collette Jackson) Louella (as Collette Jackson)   See fewer
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Timothy Carey
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Barbara Cowan
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Ken Lynch
Ray Curtis Ray Curtis   See fewer
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Dorothy Adams
Mrs. Paully Mrs. Paully   See fewer
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Joan Lora
Mary Ellen Mary Ellen   See fewer
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Ralph Gamble
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Milano Kay
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Vera Ferguson
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Elizabeth Slifer
Actress (as Liz Slifer) Actress (as Liz Slifer)   See fewer
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Dawn Richard
Betty's co-worker Betty's co-worker   See fewer
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Ralph Reed
Jake (uncredited) Jake (uncredited)   See fewer
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Craig Slocum
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4.9 / 10 | 42 votes