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Little Caesar


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  Little Caesar Review
Tookey's Rating
7 /10
 
Average Rating
7.93 /10
 
Starring
Edward G. Robinson , Douglas Fairbanks, Jr
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Directed by: Mervyn Le Roy
Written by: Robert N. Lee, Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited), Francis Edwards Faragoh (undredited), Robert Lord from W.R. Burnett's novel

 
 
 
Released: 1930
   
Genre: ACTION
IMPORTANT
CRIME
THRILLER
   
Origin: US
   
Length: 80
 
 


 
Rise and fall of a Chicago gangster (Edward G. Robinson, pictured).

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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This early talkie that founded the gangster genre is primitive and static by modern standards, but Edward G. Robinson gives one of his greatest performances as a thinly disguised Al Capone.


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