The Racketeer (Love's Conquest)
The Racketeer (Love's Conquest) (1929)

A determined young lady consents to marriage with a suave criminal in order to obtain gangland backing for her concert-violinist boyfriend's stage debut. Technically superior early talkie is just that -- mostly talk.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 9, 1929
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Dennis Schwartz
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... relies on Carol Lombard's star presence to pull it through its trite melodramatic moments.

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jay nixon
Stiff early talkie. Even the usually loose and animated Lombard, who is billed here as Carol for the last time, seems constrained.