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The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)

Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't get anyone's attention to tell them (we're talking very mousey, here). Finally in a fit of frustration she fires the gun in a restroom and when taken to the police station insists she is the murderer. It has the desired effect, people do pay attention to her. With hints at social graces from the hookers in her cell block, she's on her way.

The movie The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, released in 1992, features 16 songs from artists like The Vapors, Jim Lauderdale, The David Carr Orchestra and Ember Vaughan. What is your favorite song from The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag?


Songs from The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag

Turning Japanese
The Vapors
Jim Lauderdale
Remember Slow Fox?
The David Carr Orchestra
Smouldering Fury Part B and Part C
Don't Understand
Ember Vaughan
The Hitman
A.B. Logic
Baby, What You Want Me to Do
The Steve Pryor Band
Betty Lou's Gettin' Out Tonight
The Steve Pryor Band
Love Hurts
The Steve Pryor Band
(Goin') Wild for You Baby
Bonnie Raitt
Born Free
Matt Monro
Blame It on the Bossa Nova
The Gibbs Sisters
Forget Domani
Perry Como
Every Breath You Take
Michael Doucet and Beausoleil
Surfin' on Jupiter
Had to Lose Myself
Alexis England

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