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The Roaring Twenties


James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George View All


Raoul Walsh (Director), Robert Rossen (Screenplay), Jerry Wald (Screenplay), Richard Macaulay (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 28th, 1939
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere.
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Sexy Celebrity
Maybe I'm just sensitive, but this movie has death, failure, a sweet, dedicated girlfriend turning into a slut, war violence, depression, alcohol guzzling, gangs, rude people -- all the men in this movie are practically evil and mean.
Citizen Rules
In 1939 Warner Brothers studio made The Roaring Twenties a film that pays homage to the early 1930's gangster films that made Warner Brothers a household name....and made stars out of two of their actors, who were famous for playing tough guy gangsters, James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart.
A crime film about bootleggers and how the prohibition turns good men into criminals (and how war lets them befriend with bad people).