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A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.

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Directed by

Howard Hawks

Written by

Ben Hecht (Screenplay)
Armitage Trail (Novel)
Seton I. Miller (Dialogue)
John Lee Mahin (Dialogue)
W.R. Burnett (Dialogue)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The rise and fall of a power hungry mobster.

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Keywords

murder sibling relationship based on novel or book chicago gangster ambition police black and white film noir beer alcohol prohibition power mobster pre-code gang war

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