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Baby Face Morgan (1942)

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When gang chief Big Mike Morgan is killed, his lieutenant, "Doc" Rogers re-organizes the mob. Learning that Morgan has a son named Edward , living in the country with his mother, Rogers has... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Richard Cromwell ...
Edward 'Baby Face' Morgan
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Virginia Clark
Robert Armstrong ...
'Doc' Rogers
Chick Chandler ...
Oliver Harrison
Warren Hymer ...
Wise Willie
Charles Judels ...
'Deacon' Davis
Vince Barnett ...
Lefty Lewis
Ralf Harolde ...
Joe Torelli
Hal K. Dawson ...
J.B. Brown
Toddy Peterson ...
Mabel
Kenneth Chryst ...
'Mouse' (as Kenny Chryst)
Pierce Lyden ...
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When gang chief Big Mike Morgan is killed, his lieutenant, "Doc" Rogers re-organizes the mob. Learning that Morgan has a son named Edward , living in the country with his mother, Rogers has him brought to the city, and installs him as the head of Acme Protective Agency, which is a blind for gang's shakedown activities with local merchants. Edward thinks his father left him a legitimate business, and that he is running an actual insurance company. Rogers tells the gang members that "Baby Face" Morgan is now in charge, is a cold-blooded killer and does not even want the gang members to know him. Joe Torelli, who thinks he should be the leader of the gang, is suspicious and grows more so after the protection collection money starts to roll in, and nobody sees the money after it is turned over to Rogers, who tells them that "Baby Face" is handling the dough. Complications arise when Edward/"Baby Face" meets Virginia Clark , head of a transportation company, who has had a truck wrecked ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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It's a Shocker! Thriller! and a Laugh! (original poster)

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15 September 1942 (USA)  »

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Silly, Lightweight, and Not Very Serious
2 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you want to make a movie like this, have the threat be real. Don't surround your patsy with a bunch of Bonzos. There is no credibility here. The plot is dull and unbelievable. The acting is even worse. I thought that I was watching Arthur Lake (Dagwood) who is one of the worst actors in history, when I saw the main character. Oh well, at some point he has to face the music and get fighting mad. I don't care. Do you? There are all these long scenes set in this austere office (the furniture made out of cardboard or masonite). People talk and smoke and don't do anything. Most of the action happens in a five minute sequence. After that, it's over. Don't bother.


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