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A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | April 1943 (USA)
In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »

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Judge Austin Harkley
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Mayor Connison
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Vinnie Z. Blaxton
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Tom Cooney
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Roscoe Swade
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Homer Todds (as Olin Howlin)
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Charles Craig
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Orrin Todds
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Blaxton's Lawyer
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In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets help from a visiting hunter who, unknown to Adams and the rest of the town, is actually vacationing supreme court justice John Josephus Grant. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Drama | Romance

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April 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El ilustre incógnito  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Joe Yule, who played the uncredited barber in A Stranger in Town, was the father of Mickey Rooney (Joe Yule, Jr.) See more »

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Delightful
27 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Good "B" picture starring Frank Morgan as a Supreme Court justice who goes on a hunting trip. He winds up becoming entangled with a small town's crooked politicians. Unassuming drama has a slight Frank Capra feel to it. Morgan is very good in a subdued performance. Richard Carlson plays the young lawyer who seems to be the only one in town that wants to stand up to the corrupt politicians. Robert Barrat, Porter Hall, Donald MacBride and company make amusing villains. Jean Rogers is the pretty love interest for Carlson. Pleasant cast and an earnest script. Short runtime helps. This is an entertaining hidden gem you should definitely check out if you get the chance.


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