"The Roaring Twenties" quotes

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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Director: Raoul Walsh
Writer: Jerry Wald, Richard Macaulay, Robert Rossen
Production: Warner Brothers
Year: 1939
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 28 Oct 1939
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination

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Cast

Eddie Bartlett - James Cagney
Jean Sherman - Priscilla Lane
George Hally - Humphrey Bogart
Panama Smith - Gladys George
Lloyd Hart - Jeffrey Lynn
Danny Green - Frank McHugh
Nick Brown - Paul Kelly
Mrs. Sherman - Elisabeth Risdon
Henderson - Edward Keane
The Sergeant - Pete Jones - Joe Sawyer
Michaels - Joseph Crehan
Masters - George Meeker
First Detective - Robert Elliott
Second Detective - Eddy Chandler
Henchman - Lefty - Abner Biberman
Mrs. Gray - Vera Lewis
John Deering - Narrator - John Deering
Cabbie - Eddie Acuff
Bootleg Customer - Ernie Alexander
Fletcher's Mechanic - Murray Alper
2nd Ex-Con - Raymond Bailey
Nightclub Patron - Brooks Benedict
Club Doorman - James Blaine
Nightclub Patron - Max Blum
Policeman in Speakeasy - Wade Boteler
Restaurant Patron - Harry C. Bradley
Ship Captain - Al Bridge
Gangster - Paul Bryar
Investor - James Carlisle
Waiter - Nat Carr
Nightclub Patron - Steve Carruthers
Nightclub Patron - Glen Cavender
Bramfield - Clay Clement
Saleswoman - Ann Codee
Nightclub Patron - James Conaty
Orderly - Ray Cooke
Calvin Cooledge - Calvin Coolidge
One-Way Corrigan - Charles Corrigan
Nightclub Patron - Maurice Costello
Nightclub Patron - Oliver Cross
Vermont Man in Speakeasy - Alan Davis
Nightclub Patron - Sayre Dearing
Order-Taker - Joe Devlin
Lieutenant - Robert Dobson
Policeman - James Flavin
Nightclub Patron - Bess Flowers
Nightclub Patron - Curt Furberg
Hood - Duke Green
Customer - Creighton Hale
Pianist - Bert Hanlon
Street-Cleaner - Carl Harbaugh
Nightclub Patron - Sam Harris
Soldier - John Harron
Store Doorman - Eddie Hart
3rd Ex-Con - Lew Harvey
Gorman Gin-Taster - Al Herman
1st Ex-Con - Al Hill
Adolph Hitler - Adolf Hitler
Taxi Passenger - Stuart Holmes
Herbert Hoover - Herbert Hoover
Nightclub Patron - Shep Houghton
Woodrow WIlson in Montage - Lloyd Ingraham
Joe - The Bartender - Michael Jeffers
Investor - Jack W. Johnston
Singing Trio Member - Jane Jones
Singing Trio Member - Mel Kalish
Bobby Hart - Don Thaddeus Kerr
Cabbie - Donald Kerr
Cabbie - Milton Kibbee
Announcer - Reid Kilpatrick
Gangster - Mike Lally
Nightclub Patron - Carl M. Leviness
Foreman - Alfred Linder
Singing Trio Member - George Lloyd
Still Proprietor - Arthur Loft
Timid Man - Charles Marsh
Policeman - Frank Mayo
Theatre Patron - Frank McLure
Nightclub Patron - Hans Moebus
Nightclub Patron - King Mojave
Policeman - Philip Morris
Guard - Jack Mower
Benito Mussolini - Benito Mussolini
Wendell Niles - Announcer - Wendell Niles
Nightclub Patron - Field Norton
Drunk at Henderson Club - Jack Norton
Nightclub Patron - Wedgwood Nowell
Stock Broker - Broderick O'Farrell
Jailer - Pat O'Malley
Customer - Oscar O'Shea
Policeman - David Oliver
Waiter - Paul Panzer
Gangster - Emory Parnell
Cabdriver - William Pawley
Bailiff - Lee Phelps
Sleeping Train Passenger - John J. Richardson
Cabbie at Grand Central - John Ridgely
Charlie - Cyril Ring
Gangster - Warren Rock
Franklin D. Roosevelt - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Gangster - Don Rowan
Nightclub Patron - Loretta Russell
Warehouse Boss - Hector V. Sarno
Train Conductor - Cliff Saum
Order-Taker - Jeffrey Sayre
Nightclub Patron - Bruce Sidney
Nightclub Patron - John St. Clair
Nightclub Patron - Amzie Strickland
Freighter Crew Member - Charles Sullivan
Eddie's Cellmate - Elliott Sullivan
Soldier in American Army Baracks - George Tobias
Westbrook van Voorhis - Narrator - Westbrook Van Voorhis
Gangster - Max Wagner
Cabbie at Grand Central - Billy Wayne
Tavern Proprietor - Ben Welden
Fletcher's Mechanic - Dick Wessel
Nightclub Patron - Leo White
Cabbie at Grand Central - Frank Wilcox
Restaurant Patron - Lottie Williams
Bootlegger - Norman Willis
Policeman - Charles C. Wilson