The Roaring Twenties (1939)

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.

Directing:
  • Raoul Walsh

Writing:
  • Robert Rossen
  • Richard Macaulay
  • Jerry Wald

Stars:
Release Date: 1939-10-28
themoviedb icon 7.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 104

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Clay Clement
Clay Clement
Bramfield (uncredited)
Al Hill
Al Hill
1st Ex-Con (uncredited)
Kernan Cripps
Kernan Cripps
Cop (uncredited)
Elisabeth Risdon
Elisabeth Ris...
Mrs. Sherman
Wendell Niles
Wendell Niles
Himself - Announcer (uncredited)
Norman Willis
Norman Willis
Bootlegger (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict
Brooks Benedi...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
James Cagney
James Cagney
Eddie Bartlett
Priscilla Lane
Priscilla Lan...
Jean Sherman
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Boga...
George Hally
Gladys George
Gladys George
Panama Smith
Jeffrey Lynn
Jeffrey Lynn
Lloyd Hart
Frank McHugh
Frank McHugh
Danny Green
Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly
Nick Brown
Edward Keane
Edward Keane
Henderson
Joe Sawyer
Joe Sawyer
The Sergeant
Joseph Crehan
Joseph Crehan
Michaels
George Meeker
George Meeker
Masters
John Hamilton
John Hamilton
Judge
Robert Elliott
Robert Elliot...
First Detective
Eddy Chandler
Eddy Chandler
Second Detective
Abner Biberman
Abner Biberma...
Henchman
Vera Lewis
Vera Lewis
Mrs. Gray
Robert Armstrong
Robert Armstr...
Hatted Passerby Before Nightclub (uncredited)
Glen Cavender
Glen Cavender
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Maurice Costello
Maurice Coste...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Bess Flowers
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee
Milton Kibbee
Cabbie (uncredited)
Frank Mayo
Frank Mayo
Policeman (uncredited)
Eddie Acuff
Eddie Acuff
Cabbie (uncredited)
Murray Alper
Murray Alper
Fletcher's Mechanic (uncredited)
Raymond Bailey
Raymond Baile...
2nd Ex-Con (uncredited)
James Blaine
James Blaine
Club Doorman (uncredited)
Wade Boteler
Wade Boteler
Policeman in Speakeasy (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley
Harry C. Brad...
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Al Bridge
Al Bridge
Ship Captain (uncredited)
Paul Bryar
Paul Bryar
Gangster (uncredited)
Ann Codee
Ann Codee
Saleswoman (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing
Sayre Dearing
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Joe Devlin
Joe Devlin
Order-Taker (uncredited)
Bill Elliott
Bill Elliott
Bootlegger (uncredited)
James Flavin
James Flavin
Policeman (uncredited)
Fred Graham
Fred Graham
Henchman Eddie Pushes Over Railing (uncredited)
Creighton Hale
Creighton Hal...
Customer (uncredited)
John Harron
John Harron
Soldier (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood
Herbert Heywo...
Pop (uncredited)
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes
Stuart Holmes
Taxi Passenger (uncredited)
George Humbert
George Humber...
Luigi (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham
Lloyd Ingraha...
Official in Montage (uncredited)
Reid Kilpatrick
Reid Kilpatri...
Announcer (uncredited)
George Lloyd
George Lloyd
Singing Trio Member (uncredited)
Arthur Loft
Arthur Loft
Still Proprietor (uncredited)
Jack Mower
Jack Mower
Guard (uncredited)
Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussol...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jack Norton
Jack Norton
Drunk at Henderson Club (uncredited)
Wedgwood Nowell
Wedgwood Nowe...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley
Pat O'Malley
Jailer (uncredited)
Oscar O'Shea
Oscar O'Shea
Customer (uncredited)
David Oliver
David Oliver
Policeman (uncredited)
Emory Parnell
Emory Parnell
Gangster (uncredited)
William Pawley
William Pawle...
Cabdriver (uncredited)
Lee Phelps
Lee Phelps
Bailiff (uncredited)
John Ridgely
John Ridgely
Cabbie at Grand Central (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Cyril Ring
Charlie (uncredited)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. R...
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Don Rowan
Don Rowan
Gangster (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre
Jeffrey Sayre
Order-Taker (uncredited)
Amzie Strickland
Amzie Strickl...
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Max Wagner
Max Wagner
Gangster (uncredited)
Ben Welden
Ben Welden
Tavern Proprietor (uncredited)
Dick Wessel
Dick Wessel
Fletcher's Mechanic (uncredited)
Leo White
Leo White
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Frank Wilcox
Frank Wilcox
Cabbie at Grand Central (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson
Charles C. Wi...
Policeman (uncredited)
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