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Chicago Confidential (1957)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 30 August 1957 (USA)
In Chicago, a crime syndicate tries to take over a labor union by killing its blow-whistler treasurer and framing the honest union boss for the murder.

Director:

Sidney Salkow

Writers:

Jack Lait (book), Lee Mortimer (book) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Brian Keith ... Jim Fremont
Beverly Garland ... Laura Barton
Dick Foran ... Arthur 'Artie' Blane
Douglas Kennedy ... Ken Harrison
Paul Langton ... Police Capt. Jake Parker
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Candymouth Duggan
Gavin Gordon ... Alan Dixon
Beverly Tyler ... Sylvia Clarkson
Buddy Lewis Buddy Lewis ... Kerry Jordan
Anthony George ... Duncan
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An honest union official named Blane is framed for the murder of another union official. Thus off the hook, the crime syndicate actually responsible for the crime is free to continue its activities. However, State's Attorney Jim Fremont begins to suspect that Blane has been set up. Fremont launches a new investigation. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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In 1957, United Artists released this as a double feature with Gun Duel in Durango (1957). See more »

Goofs

The authenticity of the alleged recording of Artie's voice, used to convict him of murder, was not checked by the DA or challenged by Artie's attorney during the trial. Only after he was convicted did Laura think of this and it was demonstrated to have been a phony recording. See more »

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Mobsters frame innocent union boss
20 September 1999 | by helpless_dancerSee all my reviews

The mob has infiltrated a union and are about to be ratted out to the state's attorney. They rub out the songbird and make a patsy out of the union's leader. Things look bad for the condemned man, but his girlfriend never gives up trying to exonerate him. Good film with lots of old familiar faces.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 1957 (USA) See more »

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