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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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  • As I remember

    Arlan 2016-06-03

    I was a teenager in the early 50's living in N. Alabama a couple hundred miles away when Albert Patterson was assassinated. He was a lawyer and had... MORE>

  • For evil to succeed---

    J. D. Jitters 2016-01-09

    This movie describes all bad governments and the saying "For evil to succeed, is for good men to do nothing" One other quote is appropriate and... MORE>

  • The Phenix City Story

    DOUGLAS LOWE 2014-09-22

    This is one of my top 5 movie choices of all time for I lived it as a child and a young man. There were so many places in the 67 country's of Alabama... MORE>