A look at the most stylized of the 1931 gangster movies, Rouben Mamoulian’s City Streets (1931) from Paramount, starring Gary Cooper and Sylvia Sidney.
Murder by the Clock (1931) Starring William “Stage” Boyd and Lilyan Tashman
Tough to find and thus underappreciated, Murder by the Clock (1931) is an early mystery thriller highlighted by Lilyan Tashman, a creepy tomb alarm and a few surprising twists.
Keep Your Bill Boyds Straight
It was confusing when a second William Boyd arrived in Hollywood in 1929. The original “Movie” Boyd achieved later fame as Hopalong Cassidy, but who was the actor who became known as William “Stage” Boyd?