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Deadline – U.S.A. (1952) Richard Brooks, Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, Kim Hunter, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Ed Hutcheson, tough editor of the New York ‘Day’, finds that the late owner’s heirs are selling the crusading paper to a strictly commercial rival. At first he sees impending unemployment as an opportunity to win back his estranged wife Nora. But when a reporter, pursuing a lead on racketeer Rienzi, is badly beaten, Hutcheson is stung into a full fledged crusade against the gangster, hoping Rienzi can be tied to a woman’s murder…in the 3 issues before the end of ‘The Day.’

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