William Wyler's landmark drama of life in the grimy New York slums finds fugitive hoodlum "Babyface" Martin (Humphrey Bogart) returning to his old East Side neighborhood, where he is idolized by the local youths (the Dead End Kids, in their film debut). Martin's childhood pal, architect Dave Connell (Joel McCrea), tries to keep him from luring the boys into a life of crime. Lillian Hellman scripts from Sidney Kingsley's play; with Sylvia Sidney, Claire Trevor, Marjorie Main. 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.