On Your Back (1930)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, a New York dressmaker struggles to make it big so she can provide a good life for her beloved son. As her son enters college, she opens a Fifth Avenue boutique. When her son falls in love with a chorus girl, the mother is appalled. Later, the girl finds herself a wealthy benefactor and runs up a large tab at the dress shop. The dressmaker's son has no idea that his true love is messing around. When he returns from college, still deeply in love, the mother attempts to blackmail the chorine into breaking up by forcing her to pay her bill or else.

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blackmail, family-disapproval, forbidden-love, love, love-triangle, girl, son