Obey the Law (1933)

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  • East of Fifth Avenue Alternative

Synopsis

Gangster drama. Italian American Tony Pasqual becomes involved with Bob Richards, his sister Grace Chester and her son Dickie, when unemployed First World War veteran Bob tries to rob Tony. Tony feeds the family and finds Bob a job in a cafe. However, Bob is murdered when he goes into a gambling club to try and find a neighbour's son. Tony takes care of Grace and testifies in court about Bob's murder. He is shot, but identifies Kid Paris as Bob's murderer. In spite of threats from local crime boss Big Joe Rierdon Tony makes a public broadcast exposing Rierdon's ownership of the gambling hall and criminal activities.

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