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Paper Bullets (1941)

 -  Crime | Thriller | Drama  -  13 June 1941 (USA)
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Circumstances force naive Dorothy Adams into serving an unjust prison term, but she emerges from it a cynical criminal who rises to power in the local crime organization.

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Rita Adams
Jack La Rue ...
Mickey Roman
Linda Ware ...
Donna Andrews
John Archer ...
Bob Elliott
Vince Barnett ...
Scribbler, a Petty Forger
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Jimmy Kelly aka Bill Dugan
Gavin Gordon ...
Kurt Parrish
Phillip Trent ...
Harold DeWitt
William Halligan ...
Police Chief Flynn
George Pembroke ...
Clarence DeWitt
Selmer Jackson ...
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Kenneth Harlan ...
Jim Adams
Bryant Washburn ...
Attorney Bruce King
Stephen Chase ...
Detective Joe Kent (as Alden Chase)
Robert Strange ...
Lou Wood
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Afterseeking revenge for her boyfriend, Joan Woodbury finds herself in jail on a hit-and-run charge. Ladd plays an undercover reporter doubling for a notorious gangster. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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13 June 1941 (USA)  »

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When the film was re-titled and re-released in 1946, sixth-billed Alan Ladd's name was raised to the top-billed, over-the-title position, and thus it has remained ever since. See more »

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1940's theater at its best!
2 March 2000 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

Flipping through the channels I was lucky enough to stumble upon the beginning of this movie. I must admit that it grabbed my attention almost immediately. I love older films and this is or should be considered a classic! One of the most wonderful rarities of this movie is that the main character was not only female but she was also a bad girl. I highly recommend this movie!


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