The Maiden (1961)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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In this crime drama, a nightclub singer discovers that she is being pursued by the police, an insurance agency, and the mob as she endeavors to resume her profession after being released from prison. All of them are after information concerning the whereabouts of her former lover. It is the mob that sends a handsome fellow to win her heart and glean information. Unfortunately for them, he really does fall in love with her and decides to go straight. In the end, the hapless chanteuse is poisoned by the man's former boss.

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criminal, gangster, group, insurance, insurance-agent, killing, life, love, lover, maiden, nightclub, nightlife, on-the-run, poison, police, pursuit, reform [improve], return, songwriter, tragic-love, underworld