The People Against O'Hara (1951)

The People Against O'Hara





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Retired attorney Spencer Tracy, now a self-destructive alcoholic, agrees to defend young John O'Hara on a murder charge. Due to his inebriation, carelessness, and unethical court behavior, Tracy loses the case. When the attorney determines that the boy was in fact innocent, he launches his own investigation.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: John Monks Jr.
On DVD: Nov 22, 2011


as James Curtayne

as Vincent Ricks

as Ginny Curtayne

as Louis Barra

as Knuckles Lanzetta

as Johnny O'Hara

as Mrs. Lanzetta

as Sven Norson

as Frank Korvac

as Jeff Chapman

as Judge Keating

as Mr. O'Hara

as Mrs. O'Hara

as Betty Clark

as Capt. Tom Mulvaney

as Fred Colton

as Mrs. Sheffield

as Det. Howie Pendleton

as James Korvac

as Gloria Adler

as Emmett Kimbaugh

as Vincent Korvac

as Court Clerk

as Little Wolfie

as Bartender

as William Sheffield

as Charlie Detective

as Off. Abrams

as Thayer Connolly

as Receptionist

as Male Stenographer

as Secretary

as Toby Baum

as Assistant District A...

as Photographer

as Magistrate

as Court Clerk

as Eddie

as Workman

as Papa Lanzetta

as Mrs. Korvac

as Angelo Korvac

as Thelma

as Leigh Keighly

as Postal Clerk

as Detective

as Technician

as Technician

as Policeman

as Gambler

as Fishmonger

as Fishmonger

as Ambulance Driver

as Court Attendant

as Fingerprint Technici...

as Pete Korvac

as Angelo Korvac

as Court Clerk
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All Critics (1)

It's not the usual strong role Spencer Tracy is noted for.

Full Review… | February 11, 2005
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Audience Reviews for The People Against O'Hara

Not a classic noir but a decent drama with Tracy customarily excellent.

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