Our Leading Citizen (1939)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

A big city lawyer returns to his tiny home town to enter the firm of his late father. His father's partner is happy to have him, but the partner's lovely daughter is even happier.. Every one is happy until the young attorney decides to represent the local villain, a ruthless factory owner who cares more for money than his employees. When the abused workers go on strike, the partner drops the factory owner's account, but the young slicker stays with the magnate. This upsets the partner's daughter. Tragedy and chaos follow when gangsters get involved.



bomb, candidate, citizen, client, convention, daughter, decision, employer/employee, employment, expose [revelation], factory, factory-worker, gangster, governor, labor-relations, lawyer, loot, mountains, naivete, nomination, owner, partner, practice [professional], production [showbiz], property, scab, Senator, son, striker, town, union [labor union], worker, burn