Lady Killer 1933

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Lady Killer ★★★ 1933

Racy, pre-Code comedy with mobster Cagney hiding out in Hollywood. He gets discovered and becomes a big star, but his old gang turns up to blackmail him. Lots of movie “in” jokes and Clarke (of “Public Enemy” fame) is great as a wisecracking moll. Based on the story “The Finger Man” by Rosalind Keating Shaffer. 74m/B VHS . James Cagney, Mae Clarke, Leslie Fenton, Margaret Lindsay, Henry O'Neill, Raymond Hatton, George Chandler; D: Roy Del Ruth; W: Ben Markson, Lillie Hayward.