- Howard Hawks
- Paul Muni, George Raft, Boris Karloff
Howard Hawks’ masterpiece of the gangster genre chronicles the rise and fall of a Capone style gangster named Tony Camonte. This unforgettable thriller showcases Hawks’ eye-level observations of ritualized violence and seamy sexual politics among prohibition era gangsters. Look for a pre-Frankenstein appearance of Boris Karloff as Tony Camonte’s gangland rival.