John Barrymore turns in a tremendous performance as a reform school kid-turned-mob lawyer given a patronage job in the D.A.'s office courtesy of gang boss William "Stage" Boyd. His newfound reputation as a crusader may come to an end when he's given the task of prosecuting his onetime sponsor on a murder rap. Helen Twelvetrees, Jill Esmond, Mary Duncan co-star. 79 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.