Prohibition is ending so bootlegger Bugs Ahearn decides to crack California society. He leases a house from down-on-her-luck Ruth and hires her as social secretary. He rescues Polly Cass from a horsefall and goes home to meet her dad who sells him some phony stock certificates. When he learns about this he sends to Chicago for mob help.

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  1. Roy Del Ruth


  2. Wilson Mizner


  3. Robert Lord


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  1. Edward G. Robinson

    Edward G. Robinson

    James Francis 'Bugs' / 'Jim' Ahern

  2. Mary Astor

    Mary Astor

    Ruth Wayburn

  3. Helen Vinson

    Helen Vinson

    Polly Cass

  4. Russell Hopton

    Russell Hopton

    Albert J. 'Al' Daniels

  5. Kenneth Thomson

    Kenneth Thomson

    John Stanley

  6. Shirley Grey

    Shirley Grey

    Edith Merriam

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 16m

Budget -

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Release Information

  • May 20, 1933



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