King of the Roaring Twenties
King of the Roaring Twenties (1961)

David Janssen is hardly perfect casting for the role of 1920s gambling king Arnold Rothstein (Rod Steiger or Gene Barry may have been better choices), but the sure-handed direction of Joseph Newman smooths over all the rough spots in this… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 4, 1991
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Low key gangster saga about a crook who's more a brainy con-man than tough guy.

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Emanuel Levy

David Janssen is miscast in this fictionalized, B-level bio of the Jewish gangster, but the supporting cast is god.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Plodding biopic.

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