Chicago Confidential
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Chicago Confidential
Chicago Confidential may not have been the best of the late-1950s "expose" films, but it certainly boasted one of the most impressive casts. Based on the factual best-seller by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer, the film stars Brian Keith as a State Attorney who vows to bring corrupt Chicago union officials to justice. It turns out that the union crooks are in cahoots with a gambling syndicate, conspiring to frame uncooperative union leader Dick Foran for murder. With the considerable assistance of his coworker-fiancee Beverly Garland, Keith strives to prove Foran's innocence and punish… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Director Sidney Salkow takes the script through its paces dutifully but unmemorably."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
"The fine cast keeps this muddled melodrama suspenseful despite its predictability."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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