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Call Northside 777

Cast

James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker View All


Crew

Henry Hathaway (Director), Jerome Cady (Screenplay), Jay Dratler (Screenplay), James P. McGuire (Writer) View All

Release: Feb. 1st, 1948
Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes
In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to believe Frank guilty. But when he starts to change his mind, he meets increased resistance from authorities unwilling to be proved wrong.
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0 Call Northside 777 (1948)
5/5 A stunningly well-made docudrama that was undeniably far ahead of its time. One of Stewart's best performances, and a huge milestone of its time. Consistently gripping and believable, it disrega...

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