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A Stranger in Town (1943)

Visiting a small town in order to hunt ducks, supreme court judge Frank Morgan (the Wizard of Oz) discovers abuse of power by public servants.

Great Guy (1937)

James Cagney plays the plucky Irish crusader, Johnny Cave, who fights against corruption at the Weights And Measures Department. James Cagney is great in this movie. It shows why he was such a huge movie star.

Parole Inc. (1948)

'Low budget exposé thriller of corruption being uncovered in the parole system.' - Spencer Selby, Dark City: The Film Noir.

Meet John Doe (1941)

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed 'John Doe,' who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate 'Doe.' Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up 'John Doe' philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan. Written by Rod.