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Gerald Mayer in The Phenix City Story / Dial 1119

The Phenix City Story / Dial 1119

1950 NR

Based on real events, The Phenix City Story follows Alabama Attorney General Albert Patterson (John McIntire) as he takes on a city saturated with vice and organized crime. In Dial 1119, an escaped mental patient (Marshall Thompson) holds hostages at gunpoint in a bar. Phil Karlson and Gerald Mayer direct these tense noir dramas, which star Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Virginia Field, Sam Levene and Richard Rober.