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This late-20s gangster movie features Carole Lombard as a young gal who agrees to marry a smooth-talking gangster in exchange for the mob man's pledge to arrange a big-time concert appearance for her violinist boyfriend. The only thing that can save the day for the mis-aligned lovers is a shootout between the cops and the gangland thugs. This film is notable because it is one of the early 'talkies," and uses the newly developing audio technology with abandon. In fact, most of the action takes place off screen and the characters tell the cameras just what's happened. This one's small on sets, big on dialog. ~ Rovi

Cast

Robert Armstrong
as Mahlon Keane
Carole Lombard
as Rhoda Philbrooke
Roland Drew
as Tony Vaughan
John Loder
as Jack Oakhurst
Paul Hurst
as Mehaffy
Winter Hall
as Mr. Simpson
Winifred Harris
as Mrs. Simpson
Kit Guard
as Gus
Al Hill
as Squid
Hedda Hopper
as Karen Lee

Crew

Howard Higgin
Director
Ralph Block
Producer
Paul Gangelin
Screenwriter
Doane Harrison
Editor
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