Scarface = the shame of a nation

United States, 1932

Film
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A detailed chronicle of the life of Chicago gangster Al Capone, played by Paul Muni, with Ann Dvorak as an incestuous sister thrown in for good measure. This brutal and graphic film was made in 1931, but its release was delayed by the censors. Based on the novel by Armitage Traill, this film is also known as “the Shame of a Nation”.

Credits

director

Howard Hawks

producer

Howard Hughes

Language

English

Duration

01:25:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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