The Girl in Lover's Lane (1960)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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TV star Brett Halsey is the lead in The Girl in Lover's Lane. While drifting through a small town, Bix (Halsey) becomes involved with local tease Carrie (Joyce Meadows). Shortly afterward, Carrie is murdered, and Bix is held responsible. The actual killer is feeble-minded Jesse (Jack Elam), but the villagers aren't as quick on the uptake as the movie audience. Only the intervention of runaway youngster Danny (Lowell Brown) saves Bix from a lynch mob. Girl in Lover's Lane was directed by another TV habitue, Charles R. Rondeau.

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false-accusation, murder, small-town, suspect, runaway [from home]