A Lion Is in the Streets
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)

In 1945, James Cagney, through his independent production company, bought the rights to a lurid novel by Adria Locke Langley, concerning the rise of a Southern demagogue, loosely based on the political career of Huey Long. By the time the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 3, 1992
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Uneven but often powerful look at poor people in revolt.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Pure Hollywood balderdash.

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jay nixon
Cagney is magnetic as always but the script is wanting.