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.
It’s largely same old, same old for TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar throughout February 2013. But here are three lists pointing to a total of 18 titles I either recommend or am curious about for myself.