Why Girls Leave Home

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Why Girls Leave Home (1945, USA) is a Crime-Drama-Musical-Romance film directed by William Berke.


Main Details

  • Released on October 9, 1945
  • B&W
  • Running time; 69 minutes
  • Production Co.: Production Releasing Corporation (PRC)
  • Distribution Co.: Production Releasing Corporation | J.H. Hoffberg Company (1945) (USA) (theatrical) (Latin America) | Madison Pictures (1949) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release)
  • Directed by William Berke
  • Written by Fanya Foss and Bradford Ropes (screenplay), from a story by Fanya Foss
  • Starring: Lola Lane, Sheldon Leonard, Pamela Blake

Plot Summary

  • A young woman leaves home and heads for the danger and excitement of a big city.


  • FACTUAL! SENSATIONAL! REVEALING! (original print ad-all caps)
  • The unvarnished truth about the thousands who trade family ties for flaming thrills!
  • The VIOLENT, UNVARNISHED TRUTH about the scores of thousands of young girls who recklessly toss away home ties for a life of dangerous thrills!
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