A Private Scandal (1932)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, an orphan girl marries a kindly crook to stay out of reform school. The crook is the head thief in a robber ring that preys on homes of the wealthy, but his new wife doesn't know this. She innocently gets a job with the district attorney, and there learns the truth. Still she is loyal and uses her job to help her husband cover up the information that could destroy the DA's bid for to become governor. As a return favor, the DA gives the crook a minimal sentence.

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foil [thwart], cover-up, fidelity, lawyer, love, marriage, orphan, politician, robbery, scandal