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Hometown Story

Co-Stars:Jeffrey Lynn, Donald Crisp, Marjorie Reynolds, Alan Hale, Jr.

Marilyn's Character: Iris Martin

Director: Arthur Pierson

Synopsis: A small-town newspaper editor, defeated in politics by the son of an important businessman, begins a campaign against big business, only to be forced to eat his words.

Johnny Hyde got Marilyn the role in this propaganda film financed by General Motors, intended to promote American industry. She plays a secretary in a newspaper office. Marilyn wore her own dress for the part, one she had already worn in two previous films


Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Brown amd Griff Barnett are up to script demands.~Variety