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The Shadow of Silk Lennox (1935)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  December 1935 (USA)
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A crooked nightclub owner, pretending to go straight, is forced to kill a henchman when the latter tries to run off with the gang's latest haul.

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John Arthur 'Silk' Lennox
Dean Benton ...
Jimmy Lambert
Marie Burton ...
Nola Travers (as Catherine Cotter)
Jack Mulhall ...
Ferguson, alais 'Fingers' Farley
Eddie Gribbon ...
Henchman Lefty Sloan
Larry McGrath
Allen Greer ...
Henchman Dutch
Theodore Lorch ...
Kennedy, the ward-heeler
Frank Niemann ...
Nightclub Band Leader
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A crooked nightclub owner, pretending to go straight, is forced to kill a henchman when the latter tries to run off with the gang's latest haul.

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I skia tou Silk Lennox  »

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Music and Lyrics by Dean Benton
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There's Nothing Worse Than A Bad 'B'.
16 August 2010 | by (Ramsey, NJ) – See all my reviews

Silk Lennox runs a nightclub which fronts for his illegal gangster activities. You can probably fill in the blanks because there's not much else to say, as this picture fails on almost every level. Lon Chaney,Jr. is the only professional connected with this amateurish production and seems trapped - he must have needed the money to appear in this, a picture in which he otherwise would not have been caught dead (no pun intended). And I'll bet he wished he could have turned into a werewolf.

The script is awful, the direction and editing are terrible and the acting is unbelievably bad. The only reason I give it such a high rating is for the musical numbers (remember, it's a night club), which are not at all bad and are surprisingly tuneful. The rest is predictable and uninteresting.

If it comes on TV, miss it. If it turns up in your DVD collection, skip it.


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