The Turning Point
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The Turning Point
Edmond O'Brien stars as an idealistic state's attorney assigned to crack down on a crime syndicate. This proves more dangerous than first suspected, since the syndicate has a number of city officials in its pocket--including the father of one of the investigating committee's chairpersons. William Holden is the crusading newspaperman who attempts to help O'Brien, but even his efforts are compromised by deeply entrenched political corruption. The climax is staged at a crowded boxing arena, where Holden is struck down by an assassin's bullet intended for O'Brien. Inspired… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A hard-boiled entertaining crime story that is skeptical if idealistic politicians alone can clean up the dirt in a big city."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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