The Underworld Story (1950) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Underworld Story (1950)





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This independently produced melodrama concerns a corrupt newspaperman who is in the pocket of a gangster. When he's fired by a big-city paper, the newsman buys an interest in a small-town weekly. It is while thus occupied that the man reforms, devoting himself to clearing a black woman falsely accused of murder.


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
Alan Hale Jr.
as Schaeffer
Art Baker
as Lt. Tilton
Harry Shannon
as George R. 'Parkie' Parker
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Critic Reviews for The Underworld Story

All Critics (2)

It has a kind of Jacobean wildness to its plot twists, and some acting that borders on the hysterical.

August 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Underrated gem.

December 31, 2010 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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