I Cheated the Law (1949)

Passed | | Action, Crime, Drama | 4 March 1949 (USA)
A lawyer, Tom Conway (John Campbell), defends a gangster, Frank Bricolle (Steve Brodie), on a murder charge and gets him acquitted. Campbell later finds out that Bricollie was actually ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward L. Cahn

Writers:

Richard G. Hubler (screenplay), Sam Baerwitz (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Conway ... John Campbell
Steve Brodie ... Frank Bricolle
Robert Osterloh ... Joe Corsi
Barbara Billingsley ... Ruth Campbell
Russell Hicks ... District Attorney Randolph
James Seay ... Rodd Simpson
Chet Huntley ... Chet Huntley
Tommy Noonan ... Sad Sam Carney (as Tom Noonan)
William Gould ... First Judge
Harry Harvey ... Second Judge
Garry Owen Garry Owen ... Jerry
Charles Wagenheim Charles Wagenheim ... Al Markham
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Storyline

A lawyer, Tom Conway (John Campbell), defends a gangster, Frank Bricolle (Steve Brodie), on a murder charge and gets him acquitted. Campbell later finds out that Bricollie was actually guilty, but since he can not be tried again on the same charge, Campbell devises a way of pinning another charge on Bricolle. Once he gets him in court, he tricks the gangster into revealing his crooked ways. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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There's a crime on the book written with bullets...and more bullets...with the last chapter still to be told! (original print ad) See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1949 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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