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Illegal (1955)

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88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.
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W.R. Burnett (screenplay) | James R. Webb (screenplay) | Frank J. Collins (story)
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Updated Oct 2, 1955

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Oct 2, 1955 (United States)

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Howard St. John
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Edward Platt
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7 / 10 | 1,464 votes