Josef von Sternberg’s Underworld (1927) inspires a cycle of gangster films that stretches beyond the late silent era. A look at the performances of George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, and Clive Brook, and the relationship between their characters.
George Bancroft appeared in several Josef von Sternberg films before becoming a popular supporting actor in talkies during the 1930s. His life and career on his September 30 birthday. Plus a Retro Gallery, TCM Pick and more.