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Gallant Lady (1942)

Approved | | Drama | 29 May 1942 (USA)
A female doctor is sent to prison for a mercy killing. She manages to escape, get married and lead a model life, but one day her secret is exposed.


William Beaudine


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rose Hobart ... Rosemary Walsh
Sidney Blackmer ... Steve Carey
Claire Rochelle Claire Rochelle ... Nellie
Lynn Starr ... Linda
Jane Novak ... Lucy Walker
Vince Barnett ... Baldy
Jack Baxley Jack Baxley ... Sheriff Verner
Crane Whitley Crane Whitley ... Pete Saunders
John Ince ... Judge Stevens
Frank Brownlee ... Luke Walker
Richard Clarke Richard Clarke ... Nick Morelli
Spec O'Donnell Spec O'Donnell ... Ben Walker
Inez Cole Inez Cole ... Jane
Pat McKee Pat McKee ... Jed Hicks
Ruby Dandridge ... Sarah


Dr. Rosemary Walsh, in the last months of a four-year sentence at a state prison farm after being convicted of a mercy killing, is taken hostage when gangsters Nick Morelli and Baldy break their molls Nellie and Jane out of the prison farm. Released on a country road, and determined to go back as she only has a month to serve, Rosemary comes upon a shack near a swamp and sets the broken leg of Luke Walker. When local doctor and plantation owner Steve Carey arrives, he quickly realizes that Rosemary is the escaped fugitive that the prison officials think was part of the plot engineered by Nick and Baldy. Steve takes her to his plantation and she resigns herself to the situation as she at least has a hiding place. She assists Steve in his lab work and goes with him on hunting and fishing trips, but there is soon gossip in the countryside and nearby towns that Doctor Steve has a woman living with him. Steve proposes marriage and she accepts and they go to the town clerk for a marriage ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Release Date:

29 May 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prison Girls See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The earliest documented telecasts of this film in the New York City area occurred 22 October 1945 on pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1) and Monday 11 November 1946 on the DuMont Television Network's WABD (Channel 5). In Detroit it first aired Wednesday 2 March 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 7), in Dayton Tuesday 26 April 1949 on WHIO (Channel 13), in Albuquerque Saturday 27 August 1949 on KOB (Channel 4), and in Los Angeles Wednesday 12 April 1950 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more »

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