Gentleman’s Fate (1931) is an MGM gangster effort overshadowed by the relationship between the John Gilbert and Louis Wolheim characters. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy with good work from Anita Page as well.
Howard Hughes bought Bartlett Cormack’s play The Racket, which had made Edward G. Robinson a star on Broadway. Hughes made it into a film twice. This article focuses on the first film version, a 1928 silent movie, starring Thomas Meighan with Louis Wolheim as the gangster.
Several questions with author Michael G. Ankerich about the Silent Screen actresses he selected for his latest book, Dangerous Curves Atop Hollywood Heels. Why he chose the 14 Hard-Luck Girls he did select and how he researched them. Plus some words about his forthcoming Mae Murray biography.