Nick Venizelos, an immigrant Greek barber, has an uncommon affinity for poker and other sorts of wagering and a group of his friends bankroll him in a big game, where his weakness for pretty blondes is taken advantage of by sleazy operator Sleepy Sam who cleans him out in a rigged game. Nick accepts help from his buddy Jack as they turn the tables on the grifters, but triumph soon changes to tragedy. Written by
Gabe Taverney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
11 July 1931 (USA)
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Also Known As:
As Mulheres Enganam Sempre
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Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
The movie was made to capitalize on the success of Little Caesar
(1931). Edward G. Robinson
insisted that the script be re-written to make his character, Nick Venizelos, a more sympathetic gangster and less of a copy of his "Little Caesar" character, Rico Bandello. See more
According to video commentators Ursini and Silver, Robinson starred as Luis Pasteur, a role that was played by Paul Muni. Also they credit "Scarface" as a Universal picture. It was actually a Caddo Picture released by United Artists. See more
Who'll give me a half a dollar for my hand?
Nick 'The Barber' Venizelos
Uh, I wouldn't give you a nickel for your whole body.
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