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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.more
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


Dan Duryea
as Mike Reese
Herbert Marshall
as E.J. Stanton
Gale Storm
as Cathy Harris
Howard Da Silva
as Carl Durham
Michael O'Shea
as Ralph Munsey
Mary Anderson
as Molly Rankin
Gar Moore
as Clark Stanton
Frieda Inescort
as Mrs. Eldridge
Art Baker
as Lt. Tilton
Harry Shannon
as George R. 'Parkie' P...
Alan Hale Jr.
as Schaeffer
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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Underrated gem.

Full Review… | December 31, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

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