Penthouse (Crooks in Clover)
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Penthouse (Crooks in Clover)
Pendleton portrays a powerful gangster who is threatened by rival gangster Gordon. Baxter, a bored corporate lawyer, decides to defend Pendleton when he is accused to murder. Though he wins the case, he loses his position in a prestigious firm of Harvard attorneys--and his fiancee. Pendleton, a gangster with a sense of humor and heart of gold, gets involved in his life trying to make up for the problems he has created, but murders, romance, double crosses, gangland rivalry and friendship between different classes lead everyone on a merry chase. This good suspenseful melodrama is played out… More

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"It's a good preview for the upcoming superior series of The Thin Man."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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