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5 Ratings

The Doorway to Hell

Directed by Archie Mayo
United States, 1930
Crime, Drama

Synopsis

In this early talkie, a vicious crime lord (played by Lew Ayres in a rare villainous role) decides that he has had enough and much to the shock of his colleagues decides to give the business to his second in command (James Cagney in hi second film role) and retire to Florida after marrying his moll.

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The Doorway to Hell Directed by Archie Mayo

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1931 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Story