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THEY MADE ME A CRIMINAL (1939) - JOHN GARFIELD, GLORIA DICKSON, CLAUDE RAINS AND THE DEAD END KIDS

They Made Me A Criminal (1939) - John Garfield, Gloria Dickson, Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan and The Dead End Kids

THEY MADE ME A CRIMINAL ○ After boxing manager Doc Woods accidentally kills a reporter, he frames his champion fighter, Johnnie Bradfield (John Garfield), who changes his identity and flees to Arizona. There Johnnie takes refuge at a ranch run by a kindly older woman known as Grandma (May Robson), who has also opened her home to delinquents the Dead End Kids. With the help of Peggy (Gloria Dickson), Johnnie and the Kids struggle to overcome their distrust, just as Det. Phelan (Claude Rains)…

John Garfield, The Dead End Kids, Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan, May Robson, Gloria Dickson, Billy Halop, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan. Great to see Billy halop again after all this time. I watched angels wash their faces every Friday as a kid. Wore the tape out!