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The Big City (1928)

 |  Crime  |  24 March 1928 (USA)
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Lon Chaney gives his most effective performance now as the underworld leader in this throbbing film production. A sputter of bullets in the dark...a battle of crook against crook...and the flowering of a beautiful romance in this amazing setting. See more »

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24 March 1928 (USA)  »

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$175,000 (estimated)
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