The Public Enemy

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Overview

James Cagney star's as Tom Powers, a trouble-ridden individual who rises from the position of cheap thug to that of a powerful Prohibition gangster. When his best friend is murdered, Powers self-destructively seeks deadly retaliation.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • April 23, 1931
    NR, Theatrical

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Cast 14

  1. James Cagney

    James Cagney
    Tom Powers

  2. Jean Harlow

    Jean Harlow
    Gwen Allen

  3. Edward Woods

    Edward Woods
    Matt Doyle

  4. Joan Blondell
  5. Donald Cook

    Donald Cook
    Mike Powers

  6. Leslie Fenton

    Leslie Fenton
    Nails Nathan

  7. Beryl Mercer

    Beryl Mercer
    Ma Powers

  8. Robert Emmett O'Connor
  9. MK

    Murray Kinnell
    Putty Nose

  10. CB

    Clark Burroughs
    Dutch (uncredited)

  11. Mae Clarke

    Mae Clarke
    Kitty (uncredited)

  12. Frank Coghlan Jr.

    Frank Coghlan Jr.
    Tom as a Boy (uncredited)

  13. GD

    George Daly
    Machine Gunner (uncredited)

  14. Frankie Darro

    Frankie Darro
    Matt as a Boy (uncredited)

Crew 8

Art

  1. MP

    Max Parker
    Art Direction

Camera

  1. DJ

    Devereaux Jennings
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. William A. Wellman

Editing

  1. EM

Production

  1. Darryl F. Zanuck

Writing

  1. KG
  2. JB

    John Bright
    Writer

  3. HF

    Harvey F. Thew
    Adaptation

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