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Panic in Chicago

Panik in Chicago

Directed by Robert Wiene
Germany, 1931
Crime, Thriller

Synopsis

Chicago gangsters use cunning and a series of false identities in a violent battle for dominance, all while attempting to dodge the police.

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Panic in Chicago Directed by Robert Wiene

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  • Irma Vep's rating of the film Panic in Chicago

    There are a lot of great things about this movie but one of them is that all of the character names are American-gangster-via-German-writer and are therefore deliciously weird; further, it seems like fully 30% of the script is devoted to people incredulously saying other people's names. It's an hour and a half of "Percy Boot?!?" "Florence Dingley?!?" "Morand Billy!?!" "Suzy Oven?!?" and I love it.