When a hot young prosecutor learns that a man he got convicted and executed was in fact innocent, he quits his DA job and becomes a defense attorney. He grows rich and powerful defending guilty racketeers, but eventually sees the errors of his ways.
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He sold his soul to criminals and willed his honor to the devil! (Print Ad-Daily Star, ((Long Island City, NY)) 23 June 1932)
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The Vince Day character is very loosely based on Bill "The Great Mouthpiece" Fallon, one of the great criminal defense attorneys of the 1920s, who successfully defended gambler Arnold Rothstein in the "Black Sox" Fix of the 1919 World Series. Nevertheless, Fallon's daughter, Ruth, won a criminal libel judgment in a Syracuse, N.Y. police court, against the owner of a theater that showed the film. It was later overturned. See more
Just as Vince's car drives off after picking up Celia during her last day, a lighting stand can be seen briefly across a doorstep. See more
Vincent 'Vince' Day
I'm tired of crooked streets and crooked people.
Just a Cottage Small (By a Waterfall)
Music by James F. Hanley
Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva
Sung by an unidentified female singer See more