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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Did You Know?
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. See more
Near the beginning of the film, Vince looks at an electric clock on his desk, but the ticking of a mechanical clock is heard. See more
Miss Hickey, Day's Secretary
It's all in the days work, said the street sweeper to the elephant.
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Music by Herman Hupfeld
Played when Vince is leaving the first party See more