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Big Town Czar(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.

Cast & Crew

Arthur Lubin Director
Barton MacLane Phil Daley
Tom Brown Danny Daley
Eve Arden Susan Warren
Jack La Rue Mike Luger
Frank Jenks Sid Travis
Walter Woolf King Paul Burgess
Ed Sullivan Himself
Gordon Jones Chuck Hardy
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Duration(mins):  61 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  7    

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