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Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda...

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Directed by

William Dieterle

Written by

Horace McCoy (Story)
Warren Duff (Screenplay)

Runtime

85 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Today's most sensational story of racket-busting !

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Keywords

corruption gangster los angeles police film noir

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