Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl.
When Mae and Jerry are in the movies, Mae tells him "this is where we came in" and they walk out. It was common before the 1960s for viewers to walk in during a picture, watch it till the end and then wait for the picture to play again and leave ... ...
Mae - what do you *really* think of me?
Mae Doyle D'Amato: You impress me as a man who needs a new suit of clothes or a new love affair - but he doesn't know which.
Earl Pfeiffer: You can't make me any smaller. I happen to be pre-shrunk.
When Earl is trying to hand Jerry money to pay his father's bar tab, the condition of the bills and they way they are held in Earl's hand change between perspective shots.
and introducing Keith Andes
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