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The Criminal Code

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[[Performer~P93764~Howard Hawks~howardhawks]]' early sound prison melodrama, based on a play by [[Performer~P89956~Martin Flavin~martinflavin]], already contains his stylistic signature of over-lapping dialogue -- a technique he would greatly expand upon in the next ten years. [[Performer~P34142~Walter Huston~walterhuston]] is district attorney Brady, who quickly convicts Robert Graham ([[Performer~P32999~Phillips Holmes~phillipsholmes]]) of murdering a man who was harassing his girlfriend. Brady is...more

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