The Phenix City Story

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Based on a sensational news story, this film looks at the murder of Albert L. Patterson (John McIntire), who hopes to win the an attorney general's job in Alabama. Phenix City is a dangerous place to run for election without the backing of local gangsters, but urged on by his ex-military son, John (Richard Kiley), Albert promises to restore law and order to the crime-ridden city. Though he pays the ultimate price for his bravery, his candidacy inspires residents to stand up to the mobsters.

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Cast and crew

Director: Phil Karlson
Screenwriter: Crane Wilbur, Daniel Mainwaring
Cast: Richard Kiley
Edward Andrews
John McIntire
Kathryn Grant
Biff McGuire
John Larch
James Edwards
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