The Turning Point (1952)

Director
William Dieterle

Main cast
William Holden; Edmond O'Brien; Alexis Smith; Tom Tully; Ed Begley

Genres
Action, Drama

Description
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.


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