Call Northside 777 (1948)

Director
Henry Hathaway

Main cast
James Stewart; Richard Conte; Lee J. Cobb; Helen Walker; Betty Garde

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to believe Frank guilty. But when he starts to change his mind, he meets increased resistance from authorities unwilling to be proved wrong.


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