Brother Orchid (1940)

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After returning from a long absence gang boss Little John Sarto finds his gang has been taken over by Jack Buck and his girlfriend has plans of her own. He starts up a new gang but is wounded in a subsequent clash. He seeks refuge in a monastary where he is nursed back to health and where he comes to appreciate the monks and their beliefs and way of life. He becomes "Brother Orchid" and helps the monks market their flowers again when they are hindered by Buck and his associates. Having broken up Buck and his gang, he then retires back to the monastary.

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