Wolf of New York (1940)

Genres - Crime  |   Run Time - 69 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, a brilliant lawyer is renowned for getting guilty-as-sin-but-powerful crime figures acquitted. He has never lost a case until he defends an innocent man. The hapless client ends up imprisoned and executed for killing a policeman. The loss traumatizes the lawyer and compels him to use his talents to bring the crooks to justice. He later becomes a district attorney and gets to prosecute a major crime lord.

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cop-killer, execution, false-accusation, frame-up, gangster, lawyer, murder, prison, prosecutor