The Penalty (1941)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, a ruthless gangster's son is soon following in his father's footsteps. When his daddy kills an FBI agent and a cabby, the boy sees it all. Fortunately the courts intervene and send the lad off to live with a family of farmers. Country living agrees with the boy and soon with the family's loving support is completely reformed. When his father reappears to bring him home, the boy uses a gun to chase him off the property.

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delinquency, agent [representative], cab-driver, court [law], criminal, decoy, family, farming, father, FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), fishing-bait, gangster, guidance, killing, reform [improve], scheme, son, violence