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How to Succeed as a Gangster 

Overall look at the gangster films of the 1930's, mainly from Warner Brothers productions with tough guy stars like Bogart and Cagney. Montages of car chases, shootouts and fighting are ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Haley Jr.

Writer:

Al Ramrus
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Episode credited cast:
Pat O'Brien ... Himself (archive footage)
James Cagney ... Himself (archive footage)
George Raft ... Himself (archive footage)
Humphrey Bogart ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Al Capone ... Himself (archive footage)
Joseph Cotten ... Himself - Host / Narrator
John Dillinger John Dillinger ... Himself (archive footage)
Clark Gable ... Nick (clip from Night Nurse (1931)) (archive footage)
John Garfield ... Tommy Gordon (clip from Castle on the Hudson (1940)) (archive footage)
Paul Muni ... Himself (archive footage)
Edward G. Robinson ... Himself (archive footage)
Mickey Rooney ... Lester M. 'Baby Face Nelson' Gillis (clip from Baby Face Nelson (1957)) (archive footage)
Spencer Tracy ... Himself (archive footage)
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Overall look at the gangster films of the 1930's, mainly from Warner Brothers productions with tough guy stars like Bogart and Cagney. Montages of car chases, shootouts and fighting are accompanied by a semi-serious narration following along the subtitle's premise. Newsreel clips show real life criminals like Capone and Dillinger. Written by WesternOne

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1963 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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