The Mayor of Hell

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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a former gangster appointed Deputy Commissioner as a political favor, arrives complete with hip flask and blonde. Gargan falls for activist nurse Dorothy and, inspired by her, takes over the administration to run the place on radical principles. But Thompson, to conceal his years of graft, needs a quick way to discredit Gargan... Written by Rod Crawford

  1. Islin Auster

    Story

  2. Edward Chodorov

    Screenplay

  3. Archie Mayo

    Director

  4. Michael Curtiz

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Cagney

    James Cagney

    Richard 'Patsy' Gargan

  2. Madge Evans

    Madge Evans

    Dorothy Griffith

  3. Frankie Darro

    Frankie Darro

    James 'Jimmie' Smith

  4. Arthur Byron

    Arthur Byron

    Judge Gilbert

  5. Allen Jenkins

    Allen Jenkins

    Mike

  6. Dudley Digges

    Dudley Digges

    Thompson

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget $229.00

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  • June 24, 1933
    Theatrical

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