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The Roaring Twenties
Directed by:
Raoul Walsh

Starring James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George, Jeffrey Lynn and Frank McHugh, "The Roaring Twenties" (also known as "Wilden Zwanziger, Die", "World Moves On, The", "Stürmischen zwanziger Jahre, Die") is a Crime/Drama/Film-noir/Thriller film directed by Raoul Walsh, and written by Jerry Wald, released on October 23 of 1939 in the USA.

1920 . . . Bootleggers, Jazz, Babe Ruth, Speakeasies, Jack Dempsey, Dames, Molls, Easy Living - Quick Dying . . . the torrid . . . blazing . . . wild . . . lush . . . lurid - ROARING TWENTIES ! ! !

Who directed "The Roaring Twenties":

The Roaring Twenties was directed by Raoul Walsh, an American director, writer, producer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before directing The Roaring Twenties, Raoul Walsh had directed St. Louis Blues, released in 1939, College Swing (1938), Big Brown Eyes (1936), Klondike Annie (1936), Every Night at Eight (1935), and Going Hollywood (1933). Since, he directed Dark Command, released in 1940, They Drive by Night (1940), High Sierra (1941), The Strawberry Blonde (1941), Manpower (1941), and They Died with Their Boots On (1941).

What was the release date of "The Roaring Twenties":

The Roaring Twenties was initially released on Monday, October 23, 1939, in the United States.. This was seventy-nine (79) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, August 31, 1968 in Germany and on Wednesday, September 14, 1955 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Roaring Twenties":

At the casting of The Roaring Twenties we find James Cagney, previously seen in Each Dawn I Die (1939) and The Oklahoma Kid (1939); Priscilla Lane (Dust Be My Destiny (1939), Daughters Courageous (1939)); Humphrey Bogart (Dark Victory (1939), The Oklahoma Kid (1939)) [ more... ]

  • Humphrey Bogart, Paul Kelly, Joseph Crehan, John Hamilton and Robert Elliott can all be seen in Invisible Stripes, released in 1939.
  • James Cagney, George Meeker, John Hamilton and Vera Lewis also appeared in Yankee Doodle Dandy, released in 1942.
  • Vera Lewis and Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh have all also be seen in Four Daughters, released in 1938.
  • Vera Lewis and James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, John Hamilton can also be seen in Angels with Dirty Faces, released in 1938.
  • Joseph Crehan and James Cagney, Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh also appeared in The Fighting 69th, released in 1940.
  • Joe Sawyer, Joseph Crehan, John Hamilton and Vera Lewis can also be seen in They Died with Their Boots On, released in 1941.
  • Vera Lewis and Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh can be seen in Four Wives, released in 1939.
  • Joseph Crehan and James Cagney, Frank McHugh also worked together in Devil Dogs of the Air, released in 1935.
  • Joseph Crehan and James Cagney, Joe Sawyer have all also be seen in Jimmy the Gent, released in 1934.
  • Joseph Crehan and James Cagney, Frank McHugh also appeared in Here Comes the Navy, released in 1934.
  • Vera Lewis and James Cagney, Abner Biberman can also be seen in Each Dawn I Die, released in 1939.
  • Joseph Crehan and James Cagney, Joe Sawyer can also be seen in Frisco Kid, released in 1935.
  • Joseph Crehan and Gladys George, Joe Sawyer have all also be seen in The House Across the Bay, released in 1940.
  • Vera Lewis and James Cagney, Frank McHugh also appeared together in Boy Meets Girl, released in 1938.
  • John Deering and Priscilla Lane, John Hamilton also appeared in Brother Rat and a Baby, released in 1940.
  • Frank McHugh, Joseph Crehan and George Meeker can all be seen in Wings of the Navy, released in 1939.
  • Vera Lewis and Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn also appeared in Million Dollar Baby, released in 1941.
  • Vera Lewis and Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn also appeared together in Yes, My Darling Daughter, released in 1939.
  • Frank McHugh and Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn also appeared in Daughters Courageous, released in 1939.
  • Priscilla Lane, Frank McHugh and John Hamilton also appeared together in Dust Be My Destiny, released in 1939.
  • Joseph Crehan, George Meeker and Vera Lewis can all be seen in The Gay Sisters, released in 1942.
  • Joseph Crehan, George Meeker and Vera Lewis can all be seen in Larceny, Inc., released in 1942.
  • Joseph Crehan and Humphrey Bogart, Joe Sawyer also worked together in Deadline - U.S.A., released in 1952.
  • Vera Lewis and Frank McHugh, Joseph Crehan also worked together in Manpower, released in 1941.
  • Vera Lewis and Jeffrey Lynn, John Hamilton also appeared together in Espionage Agent, released in 1939.
  • Humphrey Bogart, John Hamilton and Vera Lewis can all be seen in They Drive by Night, released in 1940.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Joe Sawyer and Joseph Crehan also appeared in Black Legion, released in 1937.
  • John Deering and Joe Sawyer, John Hamilton have all also be seen in Confessions of a Nazi Spy, released in 1939.
  • John Hamilton and Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George can also be seen in The Maltese Falcon, released in 1941.
  • Joseph Crehan and Humphrey Bogart, Frank McHugh also appeared in Bullets or Ballots, released in 1936.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Frank McHugh and George Meeker can also be seen in All Through the Night, released in 1941.
  • Robert Elliott and Joe Sawyer, John Hamilton can be seen in I Stole a Million, released in 1939.
  • Vera Lewis and Humphrey Bogart, Joseph Crehan also worked together in The Return of Doctor X, released in 1939.
  • Joseph Crehan and James Cagney, Frank McHugh have all also be seen in City for Conquest, released in 1940.
  • John Hamilton and Gladys George, Joseph Crehan also appeared in Christmas Holiday, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "The Roaring Twenties":

The film follows three men who meet in a foxhole during the waning days of World War I: Eddie Bartlett (James Cagney), George Hally (Humphrey Bogart) and Lloyd Hart (Jeffrey Lynn), and depicts their trials and tribulations from the Armistice through the passage of the 18th Amendment leading to the Prohibition period of the 1920s and the violence which erupted due to it all the way through the 1929 crash of the stock market to its conclusion at the end of 1933, only days after the 21st Amendment brought an [...]

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