Girl of the Night (Widescreen) (Remastered)

A sympathetic portrait of a young girl raised in a loveless home who drifts into a life of prostitution. Friendless and lonely, she's an easy target for her boozed-up madam and sadistic pimp...
Rating 4.5
4 ratings
Movie on IMDb
List Price: $19.99
SALE PRICE: $15.98
You Save: $4.01 (20% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 3-7 business days
(This item is Made-on-Demand)
Item:  WAC 630173D

DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1960
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by &
Composition by
Director of Photography:

Description by OLDIES.com:

"An Exciting Step Forward into a New Realm of Adult Motion Pictures!" promised the ads for 1960's Girl of the Night and there was truth to the claim. The film was rare for its time, a sympathetic portrait of a young girl (Anne Francis in a strong performance) raised in a loveless home who drifts into a life of prostitution. Friendless and lonely, she's an easy target for her boozed-up madam (Kay Medford) and sadistic pimp (John Kerr)... until a compassionate doctor (Lloyd Nolan) helps her unlock the secrets of her past and gain a sense of self-worth. Based on Dr. Harold Greenwald's academic work The Call Girl: A Social and Psychoanalytical Study, this is a fascinating curio, a reminder of an era that was just coming to grips with the sordid side of reality.

Product Description:

Anne Francis stars as a young prostitute in search of a way out. She seeks out the help of a discreet psychiatrist (Lloyd Nolan), to find out why she has doomed herself to her sordid profession and why she can't seem to shake loose. At this point the film becomes a virtual monologue for Anne Francis, who is magnificent. GIRL OF THE NIGHT never quite rises above its exploitation trappings, but Ms. Francis' performance is worth the admission price alone. The film was advertised as a "case study", based on the book THE CALL GIRL by Dr. Harold Greenwald.

Plot Keywords:

Prostitution | Psychodrama
This product is made-on-demand by the manufacturer using DVD-R recordable media. Almost all DVD players can play DVD-Rs (except for some older models made before 2000) - please consult your owner's manual for formats compatible with your player. These DVD-Rs may not play on all computers or DVD player/recorders. To address this, the manufacturer recommends viewing this product on a DVD player that does not have recording capability.
Warner Archive Collection

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.5
Based on 4 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:
Product Series:

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 18,985
  • UPC: 883316301739
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Warner Archive Collection Product Series:

Top ranking titles in the Drama genre:

Top ranking DVD-R: