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Walen plays Dan Sparling, a convicted embezzler who becomes editor of his prison newspaper. After serving out his sentence, he sets up an independent newspaper devoted to attacking corruption in public life, encountering various difficulties due to his being an ex-con and opposition from the incumbent administration.

  1. Ray McCarey


  2. Harold Buchman


  3. Ferdinand Reyher


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  1. Michael Whalen

    Michael Whalen

    Dan Sparling

  2. Dolores Costello

    Dolores Costello

    Margaret Bronson

  3. Virginia Weidler

    Virginia Weidler

    Ellen Sparling

  4. Don Beddoe

    Don Beddoe


  5. Selmer Jackson

    Selmer Jackson

    John Wilson

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Status Released

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  • May 4, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 0m

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