Brother Orchid
Brother Orchid (1940)

Edward G. Robinson plays orchid-loving gangster Little John Sarto, who aspires to "real class." During a power struggle with usurping mobster Jack Buck (Humphrey Bogart), Sarto is taken for a one-way ride, but he escapes his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 7, 1940
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2008
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David Cornelius

Just charming enough to keep it from becoming a dud... It's Robinson's delicate touch that keeps us watching.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...combines a gentle humor with a touch of sweetness that makes it a delight. (Warner Gangsters Collection, Vol. 3)

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Dennis Schwartz
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It's a pic that delights in being so ridiculous and corny.

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Aj V
This is one of my favourite dramas of the 1940s. It has a good cast and a good story. I highly recommend this movie.
Michael Gildea
Brother Orchid is an uneven and odd movie from the Warner Bros. gangster stable. Edward G. Robinson plays the likable little tough guy who gets chiseled out of… More