Scarface (1932) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Howard Hawks and Richard Rosson and produced by Howard Hawks and Howard Hughes.
Scarface was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1932.
On DVD: Judith Anderson is Lady Scarface (1941)By KC on Jul 23, 2019 From Classic Movies
Lady Scarface (1941) is entertaining, but it doesn’t live up to the promise of its title and star. Now available on DVD from Warner Archive, I went into this crime thriller expecting Judith Anderson to dominate the action as the titular criminal. This was not the case, and it was hard not to p... Read full article
Lady Scarface (1941)By John Grant on Mar 6, 2019 From Noirish
US / 66 minutes / bw / RKO Dir: Frank Woodruff Pr: Cliff Reid Scr: Arnaud D?Usseau, Richard Collins Cine: Nicholas Musuraca Cast: Dennis O?Keefe, Judith Anderson, Frances Neal, Mildred Coles, Eric Blore, Marc Lawrence, Damian O?Flynn, Andrew Tombes, Marion Martin, Rand Brooks, Arthur Shields, Lee Bo... Read full article
Pre-Code Corner: Scarface ? An Anti-Gangster Picture?By Kim Luperi on Nov 3, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Pre-Code Corner: Scarface ? An Anti-Gangster Picture? When I set out to research Scarface (1932) in the Academy?s Production Code Administration (PCA) files, I was met with an overwhelming amount of material; so much so that it took me five Tuesday evenings to conquer all 356 pages of this file, by ... Read full article
The Style Essentials--Michelle Pfeiffer Takes the Plunge in 1983's SCARFACEon Nov 14, 2017 From GlamAmor
The style of the 1970s has been working its way back into fashion for some time now, and 2017 was the year it took over the trends. Everything from the decade seems to be the epitome of style right now. One example is all the menswear that has been popular throughout the year - appropriate consideri... Read full article
Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (1932)By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 17, 2015 From 4 Star Films
Gangsters, prohibition, Al Capone, the St. Valentine Day’s Massacre. It all sounds like some distant piece of folklore that by now is far removed from our modern day sensibilities. But when films like The Public Enemy, Little Caesar, and of course Scarface came out, these things were at the fo... Read full article
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Poppy: Yeah. I'm nice with a lot of dressing. You work fast, don't you Tony.
Francesca 'Cesca' Camonte: You're a butcher! That's what you are! You're a butcher!
Poppy: Why don't you get yourself a girl, Tony?
Tony Camonte: I'm workin' on that now.
Poppy: Yeah? Well, don't tire yourself out.
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Film debut of George Raft, who didn't have to go far for inspiration on how to play a gangster in this film. He grew up in a New York City slum alongside gangsters Bugsy Siegel, Meyer Lansky, Joe Adonis and Lucky Luciano. In an ironic twist, after the release of "Scarface", many of Raft's gangster pals would come to him for advice on how to dress, walk, talk, etc.
At one point, a list of prior offenses is read, including possession/use of brass knuckles and "saps". Saps, or sap gloves, are gloves with lead or steel granules sewn into the knuckles and backs of the hands.
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