Beast of the City

The Beast of the City

Director: Charles J. Brabin

Cast: Charles J. Brabin, Walter Huston, Jean Harlow, Wallace Ford

     
 
A reluctantly appointed police chief in a crime-riddled city takes his job seriously and works hard to clean the streets of gangsters and to shape up his own corrupt department in this brutal, gritty film noir. Jean Harlow plays a luminescent but ill-fated gun moll.

Overview

A reluctantly appointed police chief in a crime-riddled city takes his job seriously and works hard to clean the streets of gangsters and to shape up his own corrupt department in this brutal, gritty film noir. Jean Harlow plays a luminescent but ill-fated gun moll.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/23/2009
UPC:
0883316125861
Original Release:
1932
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[B&W, Full Frame]
Time:
1:25:00
Sales rank:
14,045

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Walter Huston Capt. Jim Fitzpatrick
Jean Harlow Daisy Stevens
Wallace Ford Ed Fitzpatrick
Jean Hersholt Sam Belmonte
Dorothy Peterson Mary Fitzpatrick
Tully Marshall Michaels, Defence Attorney
John Miljan District Attorney
Emmett Corrigan Police Chief
Sandy Roth Mac
J. Carrol Naish Pietro Cholo
Mickey Rooney Mickey Fitzpatrick
George Chandler Reporter
Morgan Wallace Police Captain
Nat Pendleton Abe Gorman
Arthur Hoyt Witness
Julie Haydon Blonde
Chuck Hamilton Policeman
Charles Sullivan Policeman
Warner P. Richmond Tom
Clarence H. Wilson Coroner
Robert E. Homans Desk Sergeant
Edward S. Brophy Police Announcer

Technical Credits
Charles J. Brabin Director
Anne Bauchens Editor
Norbert F. Brodin Cinematographer
Ralph Dawson Editor
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
John Lee Mahin Screenwriter
Barney "Chick" McGill Cinematographer
Hunt Stromberg Producer

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