Back Street (1932 film)

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Back Street
Back Street 1932.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by John M. Stahl
Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr.
E.M. Asher
(associate producer)
Written by Gladys Lehman
Fannie Hurst (novel)
Gene Fowler
Ben Hecht
Lynn Starling
Starring Irene Dunne
John Boles
Music by James Dietrich
Cinematography Karl Freund
Edited by Milton Carruth
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • December 30, 1932 (1932-12-30)
Running time
93 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Back Street is a 1932 film made by Universal Pictures, directed by John M. Stahl, and produced by Carl Laemmle Jr.. The screenplay was written by Gladys Lehman and based on the novel by Fannie Hurst. The film stars Irene Dunne and John Boles.


Based on a best-selling novel by Fannie Hurst, Back Street concerns an ill-starred couple, Rae (Irene Dunne) and Walter (John Boles). This was the first of three film versions of Hurst's story; remakes were released in 1941 and 1961.


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