The racketeer

The racketeer


Original title: The racketeer
Production: Pathé Exchange 
Country: United States
Director: Howard Higgin
Script: Paul Gangelin; A.A. Kline
Photography: David Abel
Music: Josiah Zuro
Cast: Carole Lombard; Robert Armstrong; Roland Drew; Paul Hurst
Year: 1929
Duration: 66
Genre: Crime
Color: BW
Original language: English
Languages available: English; Spanish
Subtitles: English; Spanish
Keywords: gangster

Synopsis:

Tough mobster Mahlon Keane practically runs crime in New York City. He meets broke ex-society girl Rhoda Philbrooke at a society fundraiser and helps her cheat her way to some winnings in poker. Rhoda needs the money to help nurse broken alcoholic concert violinist Tony Vaughan back to health. In between his criminal dealings, Keane takes up Rhoda's cause and helps promote Vaughan's return to public performance. Rhoda agrees to marry Keane but still harbors unrequited love for Tony Vaughan. On the eve of her marriage, Vaughan confesses his love to Rhoda. Now how will she handle her mobster fiancée?

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