Public Hero Number 1 (1935)

NR 1935-05-31 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 29m
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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

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  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

  6. Lewis Stone

    Lewis Stone

    Prison Warden

  7. Paul Hurst

    Paul Hurst

    Rufe Parker

  8. George E. Stone

    George E. Stone


  9. Sam Baker

    Mose Jones

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Public Hero Number 1
Public Hero Number 1

Status Released

Original Language English

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