Escape From Crime
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Escape From Crime
Escape from Crime is a pared-down (51 minute) remake of 1933's Picture Snatcher, with Richard Travis in the old James Cagney role. Recently paroled from jail, Red O'Hara (Travis) manages to wangle a photographer's job at the tabloid newspaper managed by hard-drinking Cornell (Frank Wilcox). Flamboyantly "grabbing" photos where no one else can, Red is able to support his wife Molly (Julie Bishop) and child, but the stigma of his prison sentence still hangs over him. Only by rounding up his former gang is Red able to square himself with police lieutenant "Biff"… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A feel-good standard crime drama about an ex-con who goes straight and gets a fresh start in life as a rogue newspaper photographer."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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