While Benny is in jail his old henchman Monk takes over the gang and Benny's girl Frieda. Once out Benny wants nothing to do with either. He has reformed and is beloved of his god-fearing ... See full summary »

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While Benny is in jail his old henchman Monk takes over the gang and Benny's girl Frieda. Once out Benny wants nothing to do with either. He has reformed and is beloved of his god-fearing mother's good friend Bertha. But Frieda pursues him and, at a party, announces her engagement to Monk in order to make Benny really jealous. A rival gang attacks during the party and Benny takes over, running off with Bertha in his arms. In a chase across the rooftops, Monk falls to his death. Benny is accused and later cleared of Monk's "murder". Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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In "The Big Parade," John Gilbert battled against a powerful foe. He sets out now to conquer Fate and himself---in a veritable epic of the underworld. What happened to the gangster who wants to go straight? Gilbert is one, and this gripping film tells the story in a way you'll never forget!

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Four Walls opened at the John Golden Theater on September 19, 1927 was written/directed by George Abbot and ran for 144 performances. See more »

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