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Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes over Frank's operation, beats a rival gang, becomes wealthy and dominates the city for several years until a secret group of 6 masked businessmen have him prosecuted and sent to the electric chair.

  1. George W. Hill


  2. Frances Marion


Top Billed Cast

  1. Wallace Beery

    Wallace Beery

    Louis 'Slaughterhouse' Scorpio

  2. Lewis Stone

    Lewis Stone

    Richard 'Newt' Newton - Attorney at Law

  3. Johnny Mack Brown

    Johnny Mack Brown

    Hank Rogers (as John Mack Brown)

  4. Jean Harlow

    Jean Harlow

    Anne Courtland

  5. Marjorie Rambeau

    Marjorie Rambeau


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The Secret Six
The Secret Six



Status Released

Release Information

  • April 18, 1931


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget -

Revenue -



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