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Off the Record

1939 1h 2m Drama List
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Joe Fallon (Alan Baxter) rescues his teenage brother, Mickey (Bobby Jordan), from an orphanage -- hiding the fact that he's a bookmaker for gambler Lou Baronette (Morgan Conway) -- and puts him to work in a gambling den. When reporter Jane Morgan (Joan Blondell) breaks a story on the racket, Joe takes the rap for Lou and is sentenced to jail, while Mickey ends up in a reformatory. Angered, Jane and her husband, fellow journalist Breezy Elliot (Pat O'Brien), spring Mickey to help nab Lou. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis Joe Fallon (Alan Baxter) rescues his teenage brother, Mickey (Bobby Jordan), from an orphanage -- hiding the fact that he's a bookmaker for gambler Lou Baronette (Morgan Conway) -- and puts him to work in a gambling den. When reporter Jane Morgan (Joan Blondell) breaks a story on the racket, Joe takes the rap for Lou and is sentenced to jail, while Mickey ends up in a reformatory. Angered, Jane and her husband, fellow journalist Breezy Elliot (Pat O'Brien), spring Mickey to help nab Lou.
Director
James Flood
Production Co
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 2m