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Show Them No Mercy! (1935)

The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out ... See full summary »

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The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out to be a kidnapper hideout. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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6 December 1935 (USA)  »

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Guerra Sem Quartel  »

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Re-released in 1949 on a double feature program with Johnny Apollo (1940). See more »

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Referenced in Max Payne (2008) See more »

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Oh, You Nasty Man
Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Jack Yellen and Irving Caesar
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Pure, fast-paced fun from start to finish. See this film.
31 May 2000 | by (Denton, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie, about a young couple with a baby accidentally getting involved with a band of gangsters being hunted by the FBI, is one of the greatest obscure crime films of the 1930's. The pace is lively, the suspense is exhilarating, and the cast is just about charming and watchable as can be. Cesar Romero is incredibly evil in this film, Bruce Cabot is as sturdy and intense as he was in King Kong, and Edward Brophy is, as always, a ton of fun to watch.

Watching this film is like eating a bag of really good candy. It grabs you right from the start and then zips through the motions of it's thin plot with an efficient grace, hitting all of the right spots and not wasting a second.

It's a most satisfying film. See it and have a blast.


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