I Stand Accused (1938)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 63 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This drama chronicles the different paths taken by former partners in law. One of them, an avaricious attorney who will stop at nothing to find success, becomes a lawyer for the mob. His dreams are soon realized, but their achievement cost him his marriage, family and partner. Meanwhile his ex-associate becomes assistant DA. The two lawyers must then go head-to-head in court. Despite his best efforts, the honest lawyer cannot win a case against his former partner until the dishonest lawyer comes clean and provides him with the much needed incriminating evidence to destroy the gangsters.

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District-Attorney, employment, enemy, evidence, family, friendship, gangster, help, investigator, killing, lawyer, office, partner, school, underworld, wife