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Criminal Court (1946)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 20 November 1946 (USA)
A lawyer who is planning to run for District Attorney accidentally kills a gangster who owns the nightclub where the attorney's girlfriend is a singer. Although he manages to cover up his ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Wise

Writers:

Lawrence Kimble (screen play), Earl Felton (based on a story by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tom Conway ... Steve Barnes
Martha O'Driscoll ... Georgia Gale
June Clayworth ... Joan Mason
Robert Armstrong ... Vic Wright - Club Circle owner
Addison Richards ... District Attorney Gordon
Pat Gleason Pat Gleason ... Joe West
Steve Brodie ... Frankie Wright - Vic's Brother
Robert Warwick ... Mr. Marquette
Phil Warren Phil Warren ... Bill Brannegan
Joe Devlin ... Clark J. 'Brownie' Brown
Lee Bonnell Lee Bonnell ... Gil Lambert - Barnes' Assistant
Robert Clarke ... Charlie - Club Circle Dance Director
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A lawyer who is planning to run for District Attorney accidentally kills a gangster who owns the nightclub where the attorney's girlfriend is a singer. Although he manages to cover up his involvement in the crime, his girlfriend discovers the body and is subsequently charged with the murder. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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girlfriend | singer | lawyer | gangster | See All (4) »

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Absolvida See more »

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Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night
(uncredited)
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by Martha O'Driscoll as Georgia Gale
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Classic 1946 FILM !
13 September 2004 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Over the years I have enjoyed all the films that Tom Conway has performed in, such as the "Falcon" Series, "Voodoo Woman",'57 and many other "B" films. Also the fact that he was the brother of famous actor, George Sanders. In this film Conway plays Steve Barnes, who is a lawyer and also running for political office and gets involved with Robert Armstrong (Vic Wright),"Mighty Joe Young",'49, who is the owner of CLUB CIRCLE and has gangster connections. Steve's girlfriend, Martha O'Driscoll,(Georgia Gale),"Carnegie Hall",'47 gets involved with a murder and Steve comes to her aid. The court room proceedings will make you laugh and you can clearly see that this is a very CLASSIC B FILM from the 1940's but very enjoyable and entertaining!


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