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1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Having pulled himself out of the poverty and squalor of a big city slum, idealist lawyer Andrew Morton (Humphrey Bogart) agrees to defend a young juvenile delinquent from his old neighborhood. Nick Romano (John Derek), the son of an innocent man Morton had unsuccessfully defended as a young lawyer years earlier, stands accused of murdering a policeman. In opposition to a law-and-order prosecutor (George Macready), Morton argues that Nick's deprived upbringing led to his life of crime.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart , John Derek , George Macready , Allene Roberts , Susan Perry , Mickey Knox , Barry Kelley , Dooley Wilson

Director: Nicholas Ray

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Columbia Home Video, Columbia Pictures

Knock on Any Door (1949)

Release Date: February 21st, 1949|1 hr. 40 min.

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