Knock on Any Door (1949)

Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he lost his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy his wife some jewelry, she announced she was pregnant, Later he finds her dead from suicide. When he turns again to robbery he's caught by a cop and Nick pumps all his bullets into him in frustration. Morton's appeal to the court emphasizes the evils of the slums.
Genres:  CrimeDramaFilm-Noir
Actors:  Humphrey BogartJohn DerekGeorge Macready
Directors:  Nicholas Ray
Countries:  USA
Writers:  Daniel TaradashJohn Monks Jr.
Runtime: 1h 40min
Release: 17 March 1949
IMDb: 6.8

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