Full Confession (1939)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 73 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this thriller, a man is brutally murdered and an innocent man takes the rap. The real murderer later confesses his crime to his priest. The priest strongly urges the killer to tell the police, but he steadfastly refuses. At the end, the killer attacks and mortally wounds the priest. The murderer feels guilty for his deed and gives the priest a lifesaving blood transfusion. He then admits his crime and saves the innocent man from execution.

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attack, blood, chair, change-of-heart, confession [criminal], conscience, convict, criminal, death-penalty, execution, false-accusation, false-conviction, father, killing, murder, name-clearing, priest, sentence [penal system], surrender, transfusion