The Underworld Story (1950)

The Underworld Story





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Written by murder-mystery specialist Craig Rice, The Underworld Story concerns a corrupt newspaperman (Dan Duryea), who is in the pocket of a gangster (Howard da Silva). When he's fired by a big-city paper, the newsman buys an interest in a small-town weekly. It is while thus occupying that man reforms, devoting himself to clearing a black woman falsely accused of murder. Gale Storm co-stars as Duryea's assistant, who helps him expose an intricate and insidious conspiracy of silence.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Craig Rice, Cy Endfield, Cy Raker Endfield, Henry Blankfort
On DVD: Apr 4, 1991
United Artists

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as Mike Reese

as E.J. Stanton

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as Carl Durham

as Ralph Munsey

as Molly Rankin

as Clark Stanton

as Mrs. Eldridge

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Underrated gem.

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