Defend My Love (1956)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - Italy  |  
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A reporter's search for scandal is the focus of this drama. He is looking for dirt to boost his paper's ratings. He begins digging around in the past of a prominent banker's new wife. Before her marriage, she had been a nobleman's personal secretary until he was poisoned. The journalist soon learns that the woman's daughter was born out of wedlock. The woman explains that the child's father, her fiance, had been killed during the war. This does not prevent the reporter from publishing his tales. As a result even her husband begins to doubt her.Their lives change dramatically, when her daughter, who suffers from polio, is run over by a truck while trying to escape from photographers. The banker soon believes his honest wife. The sleazy reporter gets his just desserts.

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bank-personnel, child, daughter, doubt, humiliation, investigation, journalism, love, love-conquers-all, mistrust, nobility, photography, poison, polio, reporter, running, scandal, secretary, target [object of attack], truck, victim, wife