The Public Enemy

1931

William A. Wellman
Director

The controversial film that launched the career of James Cagney, has him as a young gangster growing up in the Prohibition era of America with his friend and getting into the bootlegging business. Features the infamous 'grapefruit in the face' scene, where he pushes it into the face of his mistress (Clarke) over the breakfast table.





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James Cagney
Tom Powers
Jean Harlow
Gwen Allen
Edward Woods
Matt Doyle
Joan Blondell
Mamie
Donald Cook
Mike Powers
Leslie Fenton
Nails Nathan
Beryl Mercer
Ma Powers
Robert Emmett O'Connor
Paddy Ryan
Murray Kinnell
Putty Nose
Clark 'Buddy' Burroughs
Dutch
Mae Clarke
Kitty
Frank Coghlan Jr.
Tom Powers as a boy
Frankie Darro
Matt Doyle as a boy
Snitz Edwards
Miller
Rita Flynn
Molly Doyle
Douglas Gerrard
Assistant Tailor
Robert Homans
Officer Pat Burke
Arnold Lucy
Mr. Leehman
Mia Marvin
Jane
Lee Phelps
Barman Steve
Purnell Pratt
Officer Powers
William H. Strauss
Pawnbroker
Eddie Kane
Joe the headwaiter
Helen Parrish
Little Girl
Charles Sullivan
Mug
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Arthur the Cop
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Tailor
Nanci Price
Molly

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