Warner Bros. Pictures Gangsters Collection, Vol. 2
First, in "'G' Men" (1935), James Cagney stars as a lawyer who joins the FBI in order to avenge the murder of his friend. Robert Armstrong co-stars. Then, in "Each Dawn I Die" (1936), Cagney is a reporter who is framed for manslaughter and sent to prison, where he befriends a crime boss and plots an escape. With George Bancroft. Ex-cop Edward G. Robinson is hired as an "advisor" by mob boss Barton MacLane, but gunman Humphrey Bogart doesn't trust him, in "Bullets Or Ballots" (1936). In "San Quentin" (1937), Pat O'Brien stars as an ex-Army officer hired as guard captain at the infamous title penitentiary where he encounters a hardened criminal (Bogart). In "A Slight Case Of Murder" (1938), Robinson stars as a bootleg beer baron dealing with problems caused by his daughter's would-be cop fiance and crooks hiding out at his house. "City For Conquest" (1940) features Cagney as an aspiring prizefighter who devotes himself to his brother's musical career after he is blinded in the ring. Arthur Kennedy, Ann Sheridan co-star. 8 3/4 hrs. total on six discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; bonus shorts; featurettes.
- Lloyd Bacon, William Keighley, Anatole Litvak
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Raft, Jane Bryan, Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart, Barton MacLane, Allen Jenkins, Frank Craven, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Donnelly, Maxie Rosenbloom, Willard Parker, Joseph Sawyer, Donald Crisp, Frank McHugh, Veda Ann Borg, John Litel, Stanley Ridges, Alan Baxter, James Robbins, George Tobias... More