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The Roaring Twenties (1939)

104 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 23 October 1939
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After the WWI 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.

Director:  Raoul Walsh
Stars:  James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George, Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh, Paul Kelly, Elisabeth Risdon, Edward Keane, Joe Sawyer, Joseph Crehan, George Meeker, John Hamilton, Robert Elliott, Eddy Chandler, Abner Biberman, Vera Lewis, John Deering, Robert Armstrong, Brooks Benedict, Nat Carr, Glen Cavender, Maurice Costello, Bess Flowers, Milton Kibbee, Frank Mayo, Eddie Acuff, Ernie Alexander, Murray Alper, Raymond Bailey, James Blaine, Max Blum, Wade Boteler, Harry C. Bradley, Al Bridge, Paul Bryar, Clay Clement, Ann Codee, James Conaty, Ray Cooke, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Corrigan, Kernan Cripps, Alan Davis, Sayre Dearing, Joe Devlin, Robert Dobson, Bill Elliott, James Flavin, Curt Furburg, Fred Graham, Creighton Hale, Bert Hanlon, Carl Harbaugh, John Harron, Eddie Hart, Lew Harvey, Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian, Al Herman, Herbert Heywood, Al Hill, Adolf Hitler, Harry Hollingsworth, Stuart Holmes, Herbert Hoover, George Humbert, Lloyd Ingraham, Michael Jeffers, Jane Jones, Mel Kalish, Don Thaddeus Kerr, Donald Kerr, Reid Kilpatrick, Mike Lally, Alfred Linder, George Lloyd, Arthur Loft, Charles Marsh, King Mojave, Philip Morris, Jack Mower, Benito Mussolini, Wendell Niles, Field Norton, Jack Norton, Wedgwood Nowell, Pat O'Malley, Oscar O'Shea, David Oliver, Emory Parnell, William Pawley, Lee Phelps, Paul Phillips, John J. Richardson, John Ridgely, Cyril Ring, Warren Rock, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Don Rowan, Hector V. Sarno, Cliff Saum, Jeffrey Sayre, Bruce Sidney, John St. Clair, Amzie Strickland, Charles Sullivan, Elliott Sullivan, Westbrook Van Voorhis, Max Wagner, Billy Wayne, Ben Welden, Dick Wessel, Leo White, Frank Wilcox, Lottie Williams, Norman Willis, Charles C. Wilson, Sam Harris

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After the WWI 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.



Tagline: The land of the free gone wild! The heyday of the hotcha! The shock-crammed days G-men took ten whole years to lick!

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Language:  English
Release Date:  23 October 1939

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 44 min

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