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Genres: Crime , Drama , Thriller
Actors: James Cagney , Priscilla Lane , Humphrey Bogart , Gladys George , Jeffrey Lynn , Frank McHugh , Paul Kelly , Elisabeth Risdon , Edward Keane , Joe Sawyer , Joseph Crehan , George Meeker , John Hamilton , Robert Elliott , Eddy Chandler
Director: Raoul Walsh
Country: United States
Year: 1939
IMDB Rating: 7.8/10 (6295 votes)

After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie’s partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere.

Film Review

The cycle of gangster movies made at Warner Brothers in the 1930s, regardless of who was in them, who directed them or how their stories panned out, all had one thing in common. They came at their audiences at breakneck pace. While their ostensible aim was to condemn violence and lawlessness, their real agenda was one of thrills, danger and nonstop action.The odd thing about The Roaring Twenties, is that there is not really a lot of action or typical gangster business in it, at least not at the beginning. Bootlegging is seen as a relatively tame activity, and criminality as something any reasonable person could slide into. There aren't even any scenes of gangland violence until 55 minutes in. However it still has that typical crime drama speed and punch. A lot of the impact comes from the regular background-info montages, a staple at Warner Brothers but rarely done better. Most of the shots are close-ups and almost all of them feature some sharp movement, like a kind of visual ro…

"Roaring twenties" is kind of a partial historical treatise of the 20 decade in the United States. From the end of the WWI and the introduction of the "dry law" 'til the Wall Street crack in 1929. We see it all through the eyes of James Cagney's character, a man that begins being a war hero and ends up converted in a gangster. The illegal clubs, the fight among the different gangs,, women of dubious morality…Drama, humor, action, romanticism, good music… This is a real classic, and that's that. Whatever it is your favourite genre in "RT" there's stuff for all of you. Besides, there you are Cagney and Humphrey Bogart, trying' to figure out who is the toughest guy.Along with "Scarface" or "Angels with dirty faces" this is one of the most representative films of gangster cinema… MUST SEE! *My rate: 10/10

This is a very strange movie experience.Its a traditional gangster movie: good guy turns bad but is redeemed — oh and he incidentally has a love that he's not good enough for.And it features both Cagney and Bogart when both of them were tired of playing gangsters and their manner is tired too. These guys have no pizazz, no life. That makes the next fact heavy: its designed as if it were a documentary both on the times and this fellow's life. It is partly newsreel in fact, with that common voice-over style that even by then had become so distinct.One thing that's unsettling is that there's supposed to be a distinct separation between the time of the movie and the time of the story in the movie. We're supposed to be looking back, from a time of angst to a time of sensual freedom. The problem is that its about 70 years from the time of this, and we miss the jokes, the distance between these two. It was supposed to be a play where the nature of the play-acting was…