King of the Underworld
Release Date: January 1st, 1939
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 9 min.
Dr. Niles Nelson (John Eldredge) works in private practice as the on-call doctor for ruthless crime kingpin Joe Gurney (Humphrey Bogart). In the midst of a shoot-out that leads to Gurney's arrest, an errant bullet kills Nelson as he treats the wounded. When the police begin investigating his wife, Dr. Carole Nelson (Kay Francis), the attention ruins her career. Desperate to reclaim her life, Carole skips town and struggles both to clear her name and to avenge her husband's death.
Director: Lewis Seiler
Genres: Crime drama