Come Back, Little Sheba
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Come Back, Little Sheba
In this adaptation of the Broadway production, Lola Delaney is the vulgar "shotgun bride" of recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Young Marie rents a room from Lola. Doc is having enough trouble staying away from the bottle and resigning himself to his marriage without the curvaceous Marie arousing his baser instincts.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In this adaptation of Inge's play, Daniel Mann, a specialist of melodramas, gets a good performance from Shirely Booth as a self-pitying housewife but a misguided one from Burt Lancaster."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"among the best of several booze-obsessed Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s"
‑ David Bezanson,
"Nothing comes alive at you. Nothing roots us to the Delaneys, and in turn nothing grounds them in any world except that of Inge's creaky schemata."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"This is Booth's movie as was the Broadway production. Dynamic."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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