Gritty pre-Code crime thriller stars Wallace Beery as Slaughterhouse Scorpio, a low-level crook who ascends to the top of a vast criminal empire that holds an entire city in its grasp─until six mysterious businessmen plot to take him down. Clark Gable and Johnny Mack Brown co-star as reporters who help dethrone Scorpio, and Jean Harlow is a waitress forced to choose between the man she loves and her boss. With Lewis Stone, Marjorie Rambeau, Ralph Bellamy. 83 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.