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My Son Is Guilty (1939)

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Honest cop Tim Kerry struggles to keep his son Ritzy from becoming involved in a crime ring.

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Complete credited cast:
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Ritzy Kerry
Julie Bishop ...
Julia Allen (as Jacqueline Wells)
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Police Officer Tim Kerry
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Barney
Wynne Gibson ...
Claire Morelli
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Duke Mason
John Tyrrell ...
Whitey Morris
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Lefty
Dick Curtis ...
Monk
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Dan, Bartender
Fayard Nicholas ...
Specialty Act (as The Nicholas Brothers)
Harold Nicholas ...
Specialty Act (as The Nicholas Brothers)
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Tim Kerry, a cop on the beat in Hell's Kitchen, welcomes his grown son Ritzy home after a two-year prison term. Ritzy's former friends and his ex-girl Julia join with Tim in hoping he'll go straight. But local gang leader Claire Morelli (the former boss's widow) knows of Ritzy's talents from other ex-cons, and makes him an offer hard to refuse. A chain of double-crosses seems to make tragedy inevitable... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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28 December 1939 (USA)  »

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