A Lion Is In The Streets

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

In another virtuoso performance, Cagney plays a backwoods peddler struggling to make a go of it in an unnamed state in the Deep South. He's appalled by the state's corrupt politicians who exploit the downtrodden sharecroppers, and, with his wife, Hale, at his side, begins a political crusade. He scores his biggest victory when he exposes the crooked practices...read more

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00:30 — In the South, peddler marries school teacher and then starts on a whirlwind rise politically, using hysteria among cotton pickers and small-town folk (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: In another virtuoso performance, Cagney plays a backwoods peddler struggling to make a go of it in an unnamed state in the Deep South. He's appalled by the state's corrupt politicians who exploit the downtrodden sharecroppers, and, with his wife, Hale, at… (more)

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