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Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.

Cast & Crew

Henry Hathaway Director
Tyrone Power Bob Cain [Jr., also known as Johnny Apollo]
Dorothy Lamour "Lucky" Dubarry
Edward Arnold Robert ["Pop"] Cain Sr.
Lloyd Nolan Mickey Dwyer
Charley Grapewin Judge Emmett T. Brennan
Lionel Atwill Jim McLaughlin
Jonathan Hale Dr. Brown
Harry Rosenthal Piano player
Russell Hicks District Attorney
Fuzzy Knight Cellmate
Charles Lane Assistant district attorney
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Ossining, NY opening: 15 Mar 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  90 or 93 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,403    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Fast Paced Drama

    Kris 2014-05-24

    I like this movie a lot. It tells a good story with crisp pacing and a minimum of fuss. The acting is very good, from Lloyd Nolan to Edward Arnold to... MORE>

  • Gripping Noirish Crime Drama

    Dee2 2013-11-18

    Henry Hathaway 's Johnny Apollo is well scripted, well filimed, and well played. The pacing doesn't let up as Johnny is inexorably drawn into the... MORE>

  • Johnny Be Good

    Jeff Boston 2012-08-25

    The first of many "Johnny" movies in the 40s, 50s, and 60s, "Johnny Apollo" reminded me of 1941's "Johnny Eager." A few... MORE>