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G-Man Jeff Crane poses as a crook to infiltrate the notorious Purple Gang, a band of hoodlums which preys upon other hoodlums. Orchestrating the jailbreak of the gang's leader, Crane joins him in a Dillinger-like flight across the country.

  1. J. Walter Ruben

    Director, Story

  2. Wells Root

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    Dr. Josiah Glass

  2. Jean Arthur

    Jean Arthur

    Maria Theresa 'Terry' O'Reilly

  3. Chester Morris

    Chester Morris

    Jeff Crane

  4. Joseph Calleia

    Joseph Calleia

    Sonny 'Dinkie' Black

  5. Paul Kelly

    Paul Kelly

    Special Agent James Duff

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 31, 1935


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget -

Revenue -



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