The Roaring Twenties (1939) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Samuel Bischoff.
The Roaring Twenties (1939): I'm an Absorber, Not an ObserverBy FlickChick on Jan 17, 2022 From A Person in the Dark
This is my entry in CineMaven's Essays From the Couch For the Umpteenth Blogathon. You know, movies you've seen so many times every word, look and outcome is carved in your heart? Click HERE for more cinematic obsessions by people like us... you know, movie nuts.The Roaring Twenties (1939)There are ... Read full article
Silents Are Golden: Flapper Culture in the Films of the Roaring TwentiesBy Lea Stans on Apr 7, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Silents Are Golden: Flapper Culture in the Films of the Roaring Twenties Having written about the famed flapper actress Colleen Moore in the past, I thought it?d be fun to examine 1920s screen flappers and the role cinema played in popular culture at the time. Hope you enjoy! Of all the cultur... Read full article
Watching 1939: The Roaring Twentieson May 3, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood
In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.?As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, tha... Read full article
The Essential Films of 1939: The Roaring TwentiesBy Amanda Garrett on Mar 1, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films
James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart run a bootlegging empire in The Roaring Twenties. The Director: Raoul Walsh. The Stars: James Cagney; Humphrey Bogart; Priscilla Lane; Gladys George; Jeffrey Lynn and Frank McHugh. Source Material: The short story, The World Moves On, by newspaper col... Read full article
The Roaring Twenties (1939)By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 24, 2014 From 4 Star Films
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George Halley: Wait a minute Eddie, I can explain!
Eddie Bartlett: Here's one rap you ain't gonna beat!
Lloyd Hart: [the men are taking cover in a bombed-out farmhouse, shooting at German soldiers somewhere off-screen] When is this "armistice" they've been talking about for the past four days?
Eddie Bartlett: That's just another rumor. This brawl's gonna' go on forever.
Lloyd Hart: If I ever get back, I'm gonna' have a swell law office in the Woolworth Building. Have it all picked out, on the 28th floor. Can see the whole city: the Bay, Brooklyn...
Eddie Bartlett: Whaddya' wanna' look at Brooklyn for?
George Halley: [the men are taking cover in a bombed-out farmhouse, shooting at German soldiers somewhere off-screen. Lloyd takes aim at a German soldier, but hesitates, then lowers his rifle] Whatsa' matta', "Harvard," did you lose the Heine?
Lloyd Hart: No... but he looks like a kid, about 15 years old.
George Halley: -
[Aims his rifle and without any hesitation shoots the young German soldier]
George Halley: He won't be sixteen.
[Seconds later, a fellow soldier rushes in to tell them the war is over, the Armistice has been signed]
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After the release of this film, producer Mark Hellinger received a telegram from New York that read: "We are all sitting here in the Stork Club discussing your new picture. We are glad The Roaring Twenties rates four stars and we wish we could be present to give you the remaining four-four. We love you. Walter Winchell, Louis Sobol, Damon Runyon, Rudy Vallee, Eddie Dowling, George M. Cohan, Sam Harris, Frank Buck, Buddy G. DeSylva, James J. Walker, Ted Husing, Ricardo Cortez, Sidney Clare, Bert Wheeler, Bert Lahr, Marc Lachmann, Clem McCarthy,
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