George had been a stage star for many years before deciding to do a film. This feeble comedy-drama was the only one she ever made, and it fails to show her great stage presence to good advantage. James Cagney's brother William produced it and that nepotism may have had something to do with
the fact that no one noticed the lame script. In it, Cagney is an itinerant journalist who is jailed as a vagrant in a tiny town, then paroled to George, the publisher of the local paper. Cagney learns that the city is in the hands of some powerful and corrupt men, and he is determined to toss
them out of their influential positions. McNamara, the leader of the bad guys, gets ver...