Street Corner (1948)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Social Problem Film  |   Run Time - 62 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This earnest drama warns teenagers of the dangers of having premarital sex by telling the story of a teenage girl who goes "all the way" after her graduation celebration and ends up pregnant. She is terrified to tell her mother. Her boyfriend wants to do the right thing and marry her, but he is unfortunately killed in an auto accident. The poor girl feels she has no choice but to get a back alley abortion and this leads to a terrible tragedy. The story is told by her physician.

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abortion, accident, death, high-school, pregnancy, sex, sexual-awakening