Film produced by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union -- featuring several well-known Broadway actors -- recreates Triangle Fire of 1911 and compares working conditions of the 1910's with the 1950's.
In Tomahawk, the crooked Jackman brothers control the town, Sheriff Dunham is up for re-election, the sheep growers are banned in town and a stagecoach line undercover investigator arrives to catch the gang that regularly robs the stages.
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Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go too far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.
A morbid and rugged look at life in the tenements of New York City. Chuck Haynes and his girl friend, Georgia Cordray, plan to rob a fake beggar of a supposed fortune, But Irv Kellener and his girl friend have the same idea also, and get there first, but end up killing the old man. And Chuck and Georgia are the prime suspects.Written by
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I saw this so called "B" film on the same bill as City Across the River in the early 1950's and I enjoyed both films. I liked the performances of the players particularly that of promising newcomer Jaclynne Greene who played the part of Vera. She really chewed up the scenery as a plain Jane (they called her "Ugly") and she was fond of one of the thugs. Of course they get into trouble when a murder takes place. Although the plot is thin it is fun watching these players ramble through the darkly lit city streets in what I consider a camp classic. I often wonder what happend to Jaclynne Greene and her career? I also wish that this Universal-International film was on video as I would like to see it again.
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