I Am a Criminal (1939)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, a gangster uses an innocent newsboy to manipulate the jury just prior to his manslaughter trial. The 10-year-old newsboy idolizes the gangster. Eventually the lad's admiration comes to deeply affect the gangster who begins to soften up. Meanwhile his moll plans to rob him. The newsboy intervenes and stops her.

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bad-guy-turns-good, boy, criminal, friendship, gangster, girlfriend, jury, manslaughter, newsboy, plans, rip-off, trial [courtroom]