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

Based on the Leo Katcher book entitled "The Big Bankroll," this is the story of Arnold Rothstein, a ruthless gangster who literally owned New York during the 1920s. This version of his life deals with his rise to power and his… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
DVD 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
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Plodding biopic.

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