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The Phenix City Story

The Phenix City Story(1955)

Also Known As: Phenix City | Wide Open Town |

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Brief Synopsis

A crusading lawyer takes on the corrupt machine running a Southern town.

Cast & Crew

Phil Karlson Director
John McIntire Albert [L. "Pat"] Patterson
Richard Kiley John Patterson
Kathryn Grant Ellie Rhodes
Edward Andrews Rhett Tanner
Lenka Peteson Mary Jo Patterson
Biff McGuire Fred Gage
John Larch Clem Wilson
Allen Nourse Jeb Bassett
James Edwards Zeke Ward
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Phenix City, AL, Chicago, IL and Columbus, GA openings: 9 Jul 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
EB; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Allied Artists Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Bischoff Enterprises, Inc.
Duration(mins):  87 or 100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Phenix City Story

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-05-11

    A riveting film about "Sin City, U.S.A." McIntyre gives a convincing performance as the real- life Albert Patterson, personifying the film with... MORE>

  • Phenix City Story

    Sabu 2011-04-29

    It had to be real cause you can't make stuff up like that. Good acting bordering on great, Even for todays standards it would be a excellent movie MORE>

  • The Phenix City Story (1955)

    James Higgins 2010-01-18

    Fascinating, gritty and realistic film-noir. An excellent "B" film, very well directed. It's not a very kind portrait of Phenix City, I am... MORE>