Primrose Path (1940)
Ginger Rogers dyed her platinum tresses black for this racy story about a young woman determined not to fall into a life of prostitution like her mother and grandmother. She meets and marries a clean cut man (Joel McCrea) and attempts to keep her embarrassing family situation a secret. But Rogers' hopes for a chance at a decent life may be dashed when McCrea finally learns the truth. With Marjorie Rambeau, Henry Travers, Queenie Vassar. 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Supporting Actress (Marjorie Rambeau)