Sunday, February 4, 2018

The roaring twenties (1939) - classic crime flick from director Raoul Walsh, starring James Cagney, Priscilla Lane and Humphrey Bogart

Rating 7.9/10
Runtime: 106 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031867/

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
Edward Keane ... Henderson
Joe Sawyer ... The Sergeant - Pete Jones

Description: In 1919, in the end of the World War I, the G.I. Eddie Bartlett meets George Hally and the student of Law School Lloyd Hart in a trench and sooner the war ends. Back in USA, Eddie is not able to find a job and is sustained by his great friend Danny Green, who offers Eddie to share his cab and make some money working as cab driver. Eddie decides to visit Jean Sherman, who had corresponded with him during the war and is crazy about him, and for his surprise, she is a teenager. In 1920, with the 18th Amendment, the Volstead Act is in force, beginning the period of the unpopular Prohibition. Eddie accidentally meets the owner of a speakeasy Panama Smith, they become close friends and she introduces him in bootlegging of liquor. Eddie becomes rich, meets Jean Sherman again and falls for her. He also raises a profitable partnership with George and Lloyd is hired as his lawyer. In 1924, bootlegging has a grown from individual effort to a big business associated with corruption, violence and murder, and the light machine gun Tommy becomes an important tool in this business. Lloyd and Jean fall in love for each other, and Eddie has a great deception. Later, on 19 October 1929 with the Black Tuesday, Eddie looses all his fortune, and when the Prohibition falls after thirteen years in force, he returns to the activity of cab driver. But only until love and rivalry interfere...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xgEQDoh_wY_L5I_vqUYwEjZ2yi08I5if

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=82303236752468513104


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.72 GB, 3649 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 716x480 ~> 716x537 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 135
Audio : 146/49 MB (main/commentary), 192/64 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1/2 channels, 0x55 = AC3/AAC, CBR/VBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Greek, Turkish, Italian, Czech, Serbian, Polish, Dutch) posters and screenshots included


Dual audio track information


This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original English, and the other is commentary by film historian Lincoln Hurst. You can use VLC Player to easily choose between any of audio tracks (Audio => Audio track and switch to main audio track on Track 1, commentary on Track 2)