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The Mayor of Hell
(1933)

Country: USA

Genre: Crime, Drama

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Synopsis

Racketeer Patsy Gargan (James Cagney) is made deputy commissioner of a reform school as a reward from his corrupt political cronies. Initially, he has no interest in the school, but his sympathy for the boys, who are abused and battered by a brutal, heartless warden and his thuggish guards, convince him to take the job seriously, as does an attractive resident nurse named Dorothy.

Notes

  • The film was remade in 1939 as "Hell's Kitchen".
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Cast

  • James Cagney
    (Patsy Gargan)
  • Madge Evans
    (Dorothy)
  • Arthur Byron
  • Allen Jenkins
  • Dudley Digges
  • Frankie Darro
    (Jimmy)
  • Sheila Terry
  • Robert Barrat
  • Allen Hoskins
    (Smoke)
  • Harold Huber
  • George Offerman Jr.
    (Charlie)
  • Charles E. Cane
    (Tommy)
  • Beaudine Anderson
    (Boy - uncredited)
  • Andy Shuford
    (Boy Judge - uncredited)

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