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Dillinger, the was the ninth effort from the enterprising King Brothers, and their most financially successful film to date. Lawrence Tierney became an overnight cult favorite with his gritty portrayal of maverick bank robber John Dillinger, though top billing is bestowed upon Edmund Lowe as gang chieftain Specs. The film traces Dillinger's criminal career from his first petty theft to his spectacular 1934 demise outside Chicago's Biograph Theater (incidentally, this film was banned in Chicago for several years). Anne Jeffreys plays Dillinger's fictional moll Helen, while Elisha… More

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"A powerful, bleak B-level biopic of the legendary gangster made just a decade after his death."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"This 70-minute classic from Monogram Studios is the epitome of what they call "lean and mean.""
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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