About

Mobster "Baby Face" Martin returns home to visit the New York neighborhood where he grew up, dropping in on his mother, who rejects him because of his gangster lifestyle, and his old girlfriend, Francey, now a syphilitic prostitute. Martin also crosses paths with Dave, a childhood friend struggling to make it as an architect, and the Dead End Kids, a gang of young boys roaming the streets of the c...

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Directed by

William Wyler

Written by

Lillian Hellman (Screenplay)
Sidney Kingsley (Theatre Play)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

THE GREATEST GANGSTER THRILLER THAT EVER EXPLODED FROM THE SCREEN!

Cast

Keywords

violence poker game gunfight juvenile delinquent rich poor informer reward dead end kids tenement doorman deep focus knifing street urchin

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography Gregg Toland

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction Richard Day

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Claire Trevor