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Clarence Brown United States, 1931

MarcH's rating of the film A Free Soul

Jan is one of the great sluts of pre-code, sneaking away from her boozy dad to get manhandled by a sexy-as-hell gangster every night. It doesn't totally hold together (might have worked better as a lightning-paced Warner Bros movie, instead of a snails-paced MGM one), but for 3/4 of its length it is potent stuff.