Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 15, 1940

The Man Who Talked Too Much

(Warner) is an echo of a 1932 picture called The Mouthpiece. It loosely recalls the life & doings of Manhattan's once celebrated legal trickster, William J. Fallon, who, after saving many a client (including himself when he was accused of jury bribing), died of drink. The Man Who Talks Too Much, Steve Forbes (George Brent), comes to a better end. Disillusioned with the law when he sends an innocent man to the chair, he reacts to this experience by keeping as many guilty men away from it as...

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