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The Phenix City Story

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Based on a sensational news story, this film looks at the murder of Albert L. Patterson (John McIntire), who hopes to win the an attorney general's job in Alabama. Phenix City is a dangerous place to run for election without the backing of local gangsters, but urged on by his ex-military son, John (Richard Kiley), Albert promises to restore law and order to the crime-ridden city. Though he pays the ultimate price for his bravery, his candidacy inspires residents to stand up to the mobsters.

Cast: John McIntire , Richard Kiley , Kathryn Grant , Edward Andrews , James Edwards , Lenka Peterson , Biff McGuire , Truman Smith

Director: Phil Karlson

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Allied Artists Pictures

The Phenix City Story (1955)

Release Date: June 22nd, 2003|1 hr. 40 min.

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