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They Gave Him a Gun

Directed by W.S. Van Dyke
United States, 1937
Crime, Drama, Film noir

Synopsis

Jimmy is drafted and ends up in Fred’s troop on his way to Europe. Jimmy becomes vicious with his gun, wins a medal, and weds Fred’s nurse girlfriend, Rose. Back home years later, Rose discovers Jimmy is a gangster, has him arrested, and finds a job in Fred’s circus as Jimmy escapes.

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They Gave Him a Gun Directed by W.S. Van Dyke