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Blue Denim (1959)

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89 min | Drama, Romance

Arthur Bartley and Janet Willard are fairly typical 1950s teenagers. Their lives are turned upside down however when Janet becomes pregnant. Desperate to tell his parents of the predicament they find themselves in, Arthur finds that he ...See moreArthur Bartley and Janet Willard are fairly typical 1950s teenagers. Their lives are turned upside down however when Janet becomes pregnant. Desperate to tell his parents of the predicament they find themselves in, Arthur finds that he cannot do so. He arranges for Janet to have an abortion, but the internal turmoil this causes him finally forces him to tell his father, who races to save the girl from the back room abortionist. Written by garykmcd See less
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Writers
Edith Sommer (screenplay) | Philip Dunne (screenplay) | James Leo Herlihy (based on the play by) | William Noble (based on the play by)
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Updated Jul 30, 1959

Release date
Jul 30, 1959 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Carol Lynley
Janet Willard Janet Willard   See fewer
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Brandon De Wilde
Arthur Bartley Arthur Bartley   See fewer
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Macdonald Carey
Major Malcolm Bartley, Ret. Major Malcolm Bartley, Ret.   See fewer
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Marsha Hunt
Jessie Bartley Jessie Bartley   See fewer
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Buck Class
Axel Sorenson Axel Sorenson   See fewer
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Nina Shipman
Lillian Bartley Lillian Bartley   See fewer
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Vaughn Taylor
Professor Willard Professor Willard   See fewer
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Roberta Shore
Cherie Cherie   See fewer
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Mary Young
Aunt Bidda Aunt Bidda   See fewer
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Malcolm Atterbury
Marriage License Clerk (uncredited) Marriage License Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerrie Bender
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billie Bird
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Brooks
Caterer's Man (uncredited) Caterer's Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Buffington
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Carter
Bank Teller (uncredited) Bank Teller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony J. Corso
Soda Jerk (uncredited) Soda Jerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Juney Ellis
Woman in Car (uncredited) Woman in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jesslyn Fax
Aunt Margaret (uncredited) Aunt Margaret (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Field
Woman at Doctor's Office (uncredited) Woman at Doctor's Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Chaperon at Dance (uncredited) Chaperon at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Gainey
Hobie (uncredited) Hobie (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Gonzalez
Man in License Office (uncredited) Man in License Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sandra Gould
Girl with Orchid (uncredited) Girl with Orchid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miranda Jones
Blonde Girl (uncredited) Blonde Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Chaperon at Dance (uncredited) Chaperon at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Mann
Train Passenger (uncredited) Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregg Martell
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited) Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jenny Maxwell
Marion (uncredited) Marion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Murphy
Young Boy (uncredited) Young Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dion O'Hara
Young Girl (uncredited) Young Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Rand
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Regan
Chaperon at Dance (uncredited) Chaperon at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Ross
Junk Man (uncredited) Junk Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Schallert
George - Bank Vice President (uncredited) George - Bank Vice President (uncredited)   See fewer
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Page Slattery
Blonde's Boyfriend (uncredited) Blonde's Boyfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 516 votes