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Dead End (1937)

93 min - Crime, Drama - 27 August 1937
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This film introduced the Dead End Kids in their intricate East Side slum, overlooked by the apartments of the rich. Their antics, some funny, some vicious, alternate with subplots: unemployed architect Dave is torn between Drina, sweet but equally poor, and Kay, a rich man's mistress; gangster Baby Face Martin returns to his old neighborhood and finds that nobody is glad to see him. Then violent crime, both juvenile and adult, impacts the neighborhood and its people.

Director:  William Wyler
Stars:  Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie, Claire Trevor, Allen Jenkins, Marjorie Main, Billy Halop, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Gabriel Dell, Bernard Punsly, Charles Peck, Minor Watson, James Burke, Ward Bond, Elisabeth Risdon, Esther Dale, George Humbert, Marcelle Corday, Don Barry, Wade Boteler, Al Bridge, G. Pat Collins, Thomas E. Jackson, Tom Ricketts, Charlotte Treadway, Walter Soderling, The 'Dead End' Kids

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Storyline

This film introduced the Dead End Kids in their intricate East Side slum, overlooked by the apartments of the rich. Their antics, some funny, some vicious, alternate with subplots: unemployed architect Dave is torn between Drina, sweet but equally poor, and Kay, a rich man's mistress; gangster Baby Face Martin returns to his old neighborhood and finds that nobody is glad to see him. Then violent crime, both juvenile and adult, impacts the neighborhood and its people.



Tagline: THE GREATEST GANGSTER THRILLER THAT EVER EXPLODED FROM THE SCREEN!

Genres: Crime, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  27 August 1937

Box Office

Budget:  $300,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Samuel Goldwyn Company, The

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 33 min

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