The Devil's Party (1938)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film, Whodunit  |   Release Date - May 20, 1938 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This melodrama chronicles the enduring friendship between four boys in New York's Hell's Kitchen. As boys, the made a pact that they would meet annually to renew their friendship. Trouble ensues when one of the boys accidently sets fire to a building. Another boy took the blame. He went to reform school. Years pass before he is reunited with his pals. Now the man is a professional gambler and nightclub owner. He sees two of his friends, who have become cops, when they come into his club to investigate a murder. As they look into the death, one of the cops is killed. The fourth friend, now a priest, makes sure that justice prevails.

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enemy, friendship, killing, investigation, murder, boy, party