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The Underworld Story (1950)

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91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The story of the fight of a small-town newspaper to free an innocent girl of a murder charge, with the publisher of a metropolitan city newspaper heading, by forced circumstances, the opposing forces.
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Director
Cy Endfield (as Cyril Endfield)
Writers
Henry Blankfort (screenplay) | Cy Endfield (adaptation) (as Cyril Endfield) | Craig Rice (story)
Composer
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Editor
Richard V. Heermance (as Richard Heermance)
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Updated Jul 26, 1950

Release date
Jul 26, 1950 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Dan Duryea
Mike Reese Mike Reese   See fewer
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Herbert Marshall
E.J. Stanton E.J. Stanton   See fewer
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Gale Storm
Cathy Harris Cathy Harris   See fewer
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Howard Da Silva
Carl Durham Carl Durham   See fewer
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Michael O'Shea
District Attorney Ralph Munsey District Attorney Ralph Munsey   See fewer
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Mary Anderson
Molly Rankin Molly Rankin   See fewer
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Joseph Garland Moore Jr.
Clark Stanton (as Gar Moore) Clark Stanton (as Gar Moore)   See fewer
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Melville Cooper
Major Redford Major Redford   See fewer
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Frieda Inescort
Mrs. Eldridge Mrs. Eldridge   See fewer
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Art Baker
Lt. Tilton Lt. Tilton   See fewer
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Harry Shannon
George 'Parky' Parker George 'Parky' Parker   See fewer
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Alan Hale Jr.
Shaeffer Shaeffer   See fewer
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Stephen Dunne
Chuck Lee Chuck Lee   See fewer
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Roland Winters
Stanley Becker Stanley Becker   See fewer
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Jay Adler
Munsey's Assistant (uncredited) Munsey's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Arnold
Gus the Waiter (uncredited) Gus the Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Balter
Newscaster (uncredited) Newscaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Helen's Father (uncredited) Helen's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Coogan
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Dean
E.J.Stanton's Secretary (uncredited) E.J.Stanton's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Evans
Harvey Eldridge - Bank President (uncredited) Harvey Eldridge - Bank President (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Evans
Newscaster (uncredited) Newscaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Foote
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ned Glass
Editor - Atlas News Service (uncredited) Editor - Atlas News Service (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Mourner at Funeral (uncredited) Mourner at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
Mr. Lister (uncredited) Mr. Lister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Infuhr
Johnny (uncredited) Johnny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don McGuire
Reporter in Bar (uncredited) Reporter in Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Monroe
Durham's Hood (uncredited) Durham's Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Diane Stewart's Father at Funeral (uncredited) Diane Stewart's Father at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Newton
Sidewalk Gossip (uncredited) Sidewalk Gossip (uncredited)   See fewer
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William J. O'Brien
Townsman on Street / in Coffee Shop (uncredited) Townsman on Street / in Coffee Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parks
Mr. Mullins - Sign Painter (uncredited) Mr. Mullins - Sign Painter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Sklover
Howard George 'Turk' Meyers (uncredited) Howard George 'Turk' Meyers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Reporter at Cemetery (uncredited) Reporter at Cemetery (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Van Sloan
Minister at Funeral (uncredited) Minister at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 547 votes