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Speakeasy (1929)

Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know ... See full summary »

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Mazie
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Cannon Delmont
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Cy Williams
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City Editor
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Yokel
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Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know that his manager is preparing to double-cross him. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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8 March 1929 (USA)  »

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Rivincita  »

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(Western Electric System)

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The 22 Year Old John Wayne
23 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

There was definitely something to be said about the young John Wayne. Whatever you may think about 19th century American history, he embodies the recreation (and reinvention) of the American west on screen. No matter how far removed the myth is from reality, he made entertaining viewing in almost all of his films.


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