On Your Back

  • 1930
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Rich plays a struggling New York dressmaker whose ambition and desire to give her son the good life push her to success. She opens a boutique on Fifth Avenue at the time her son enters college. Rich is shocked when her son falls for a chorus girl who later attaches herself to sugar daddy Warner and builds a big tab at Rich's boutique. The boy comes back...read more

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Rich plays a struggling New York dressmaker whose ambition and desire to give her son the good life push her to success. She opens a boutique on Fifth Avenue at the time her son enters college. Rich is shocked when her son falls for a chorus girl who later attaches herself to sugar daddy

Warner and builds a big tab at Rich's boutique. The boy comes back from college still in love with the girl. Rich tries to get the girl to break it off by forcing the girl to pay her bill under the threat of exposure. The drastic change in sympathy of the Rich character, from a devoted mother to a

conniving woman, hurts the flow of the story and is not compensated for either in performances or other aspects of the script.

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