Back Street

  • 1941
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This restrained, luminous version of Fannie Hurst's oft-filmed saga is easily the best. BACK STREET's success is largely due to the tragic nobility Boyer and Sullavan invest this story of a woman who remains devoted to a married man. In real life, both actors' fates had the same elements of sad inevitibility: Boyer and Sullavan died from barbiturate overdoses...read more