The Great McGinty (1940)

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Alternative titles

  • The Biography of a Bum Working
  • The Mantle of Dignity Working
  • The Story of a Man Working
  • The Vagrant Working
  • Down Went McGinty Alternative

Synopsis

Barman in a South American dive tells the story of his life to a runaway cashier. Ex-State governor who has to flee the country. An example of U.S. political methods.

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