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1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
In 1932, Frank Wiecek (Richard Conte) is convicted of the murder of a Chicago policeman in a mob-connected speakeasy. Eleven years later, his mother, Tillie (Kasia Orzazewski), takes out a newspaper classified ad asking for information about the crime. Hard-bitten city editor Brian Kelly (Lee J. Cobb) assigns skeptical reporter P.J. McNeal (James Stewart) to investigate. The first studio feature ever shot on location in Chicago, the film is based on a true story.

Cast: James Stewart , Richard Conte , Lee J. Cobb , Helen Walker , Betty Garde , Kasia Orzazewski , Joanne de Bergh , Howard Smith

Director: Henry Hathaway

Genres: Crime drama

Call Northside 777 (1948)

Release Date: February 1st, 1948|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • December 13, 2009 Uncle Bob
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    HOLLYWOOD DID NOT CHECK THEIR DIRECTIONS. WHILE IN SPRINGFIELD THEY SPOKE OF GOING DOWN TO CHICAGO, AND IN CHICAGO THEY SPOKE ABOUT GOING UP TO SPRINGFIELD. OTHERWISE A VERY GOOD STORY.

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