Brother Orchid (1940) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Lloyd Bacon and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Mark Hellinger.
Brother Orchid (1940)By Beatrice on May 4, 2014 From Flickers in Time
Brother Orchid Directed by Lloyd Bacon Written by Earl Baldwin based on a story by Richard Connell 1940/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Netflix rental My favorite part of this OK Edward G. Robinson vehicle was seeing Ann Southern as a featured player. ?The rest of the supporting cast isn’t to... Read full article
Brother Orchid – 1940By Bogart Fan on Apr 20, 2013 From The Bogie Film Blog
My Review —Decent— Your Bogie Fix: ?out of 5 Bogies! Director:? Lloyd Bacon The Lowdown A comedy crime drama that can?t quite seem to decide whether it wants to be more comedy or more lighthearted drama. Edward G. Robinson is Johnny Sarto, mob boss and racketeer.? In the opening moments,... Read full article
Brother Orchid (1940) and the Battle Between Selflessness and SelfishnessBy Google profile on Nov 17, 2010 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog
About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. I'm going to Europe, see? It's not easy being selfless in a society that rewards selfishness and promotes individualism. Take Little John Sarto (Edward G. Robinson) for instance. He's a t... Read full article
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Little Johnny Sarto: Now, first of all, stop worrying about them flowers. You bring them back to the market tomorrow morning, you'll find that nobody ain't gonna bother you never no more.
Clarence P. Fletcher: We don't waste much time with bad men, Mr. Sarto. Takes almost half a day to bring a man into court. That's a powerful waste of time.
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 16, 1941 with Donald Crisp reprising his film role.
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