The Roaring Twenties (1939)

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Genres
Mystery & Thriller, Drama, Action & Adventure, Music & Musical, Crime
Runtime
1h 42min

Cast

James Cagney
Eddie Bartlett
Priscilla Lane
Jean Sherman
Humphrey Bogart
George Hally
Gladys George
Panama Smith
Jeffrey Lynn
Lloyd Hart
Frank McHugh
Danny Green
Paul Kelly
Nick Brown
Elisabeth Risdon
Mrs. Sherman
Joe Sawyer
The Sergeant
Robert Elliott
First Detective
Eddy Chandler
Second Detective
Vera Lewis
Mrs. Gray
John Deering
Narrator (voice)
Eddie Acuff
Cabbie (uncredited)
Ernie Alexander
Bootleg Customer (uncredited)
Murray Alper
Fletcher's Mechanic (uncredited)
Robert Armstrong
Hatted Passerby Before Nightclub (uncredited)
Raymond Bailey
2nd Ex-Con (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
James Blaine
Club Doorman (uncredited)
Max Blum
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Wade Boteler
Policeman in Speakeasy (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Al Bridge
Ship Captain (uncredited)
Paul Bryar
Gangster (uncredited)
Nat Carr
Waiter (uncredited)
Glen Cavender
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Clay Clement
Bramfield (uncredited)
Ann Codee
Saleswoman (uncredited)
James Conaty
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Ray Cooke
Orderly (uncredited)
Calvin Coolidge
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Charles Corrigan
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Maurice Costello
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Kernan Cripps
Cop (uncredited)
Alan Davis
Vermont Man in Speakeasy (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Joe Devlin
Order-Taker (uncredited)
Robert Dobson
Lieutenant (uncredited)
Bill Elliott
Bootlegger (uncredited)
James Flavin
Policeman (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Curt Furburg
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Fred Graham
Henchman Eddie Pushes Over Railing (uncredited)
Creighton Hale
Customer (uncredited)
Bert Hanlon
Pianist (uncredited)
Carl Harbaugh
Street-Cleaner (uncredited)
Sam Harris
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
John Harron
Soldier (uncredited)
Eddie Hart
Store Doorman (uncredited)
Lew Harvey
3rd Ex-Con (uncredited)
Oscar "Dutch" Hendrian
First Mate (uncredited)
Al Herman
Gorman Gin-Taster (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood
Pop (uncredited)
Al Hill
1st Ex-Con (uncredited)
Adolf Hitler
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Harry Hollingsworth
Customer (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes
Taxi Passenger (uncredited)
Herbert Hoover
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
George Humbert
Luigi (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham
Official in Montage (uncredited)
Michael Jeffers
Joe - The Bartender (uncredited)
Jane Jones
Singing Trio Member (uncredited)
Mel Kalish
Singing Trio Member (uncredited)
Don Thaddeus Kerr
Bobby Hart (uncredited)
Donald Kerr
Cabbie (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee
Cabbie (uncredited)
Reid Kilpatrick
Announcer (uncredited)
Mike Lally
Gangster (uncredited)
Alfred Linder
Foreman (uncredited)
George Lloyd
Singing Trio Member (uncredited)
Arthur Loft
Still Proprietor (uncredited)
Charles Marsh
Timid Man (uncredited)
Frank Mayo
Policeman (uncredited)
King Mojave
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Philip Morris
Policeman (uncredited)
Jack Mower
Guard (uncredited)
Benito Mussolini
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Wendell Niles
Himself - Announcer (uncredited)
Field Norton
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jack Norton
Drunk at Henderson Club (uncredited)
Wedgwood Nowell
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley
Jailer (uncredited)
Oscar O'Shea
Customer (uncredited)
David Oliver
Policeman (uncredited)
Emory Parnell
Gangster (uncredited)
William Pawley
Cabdriver (uncredited)
Lee Phelps
Bailiff (uncredited)
Paul Phillips
Mike (uncredited)
John J. Richardson
Sleeping Train Passenger (uncredited)
John Ridgely
Cabbie at Grand Central (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Charlie (uncredited)
Warren Rock
Gangster (uncredited)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Don Rowan
Gangster (uncredited)
Hector V. Sarno
Warehouse Boss (uncredited)
Cliff Saum
Train Conductor (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre
Order-Taker (uncredited)
Bruce Sidney
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
John St. Clair
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Amzie Strickland
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
Freighter Crew Member (uncredited)
Elliott Sullivan
Eddie's Cellmate (uncredited)
Westbrook Van Voorhis
Himself - Narrator (uncredited)
Max Wagner
Gangster (uncredited)
Billy Wayne
Cabbie at Grand Central (uncredited)
Ben Welden
Tavern Proprietor (uncredited)
Dick Wessel
Fletcher's Mechanic (uncredited)
Leo White
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Frank Wilcox
Cabbie at Grand Central (uncredited)
Lottie Williams
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Norman Willis
Bootlegger (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson
Policeman (uncredited)

Synopsis

After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere.

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