THE EARL OF CHICAGO Long Daybill Movie poster 1940 Robert Montgomery
Price: AUD $250.00
The Earl of Chicago 1940
Directed by Richard Thorpe & Victor Saville
Starring Robert Montgomery, Edward Arnold, Reginald Owen, Edmund Gwenn and E.E. Clive
Illinois/England alcohol liquor big business crime melodrama ("Can a Lord of England be a Czar of the underworld?"; "He likes silk stockings!"; an odd story of a Prohibition era gangster who frames his own lawyer and gets him sent to jail for his own crimes; when the lawyer is released, he has been disbarred, and he goes to work for the gangster, running his empire, but wanting revenge, and when the gangster finds out he is the heir to an English title, he gets his chance.