The Hawk's Nest (1928)

Passed | | Action, Crime, Drama | 27 May 1928 (USA)
Gangsters John Finchley and James Kent operate a speakeasy in New York called "The Hawk's Nest", and Dan Daugherty is the owner of a rival nightclub that also caters to Chinatwon tourists. ... See full summary »

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Wid Gunning (story), James T. O'Donohoe (adaptation) (as James T. O'Donohue) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Milton Sills ... The Hawk / John Finchley
Doris Kenyon ... Madelon Arden
Sôjin Kamiyama Sôjin Kamiyama ... Sojin (as Sojin)
Montagu Love ... Dan Daugherty
Mitchell Lewis ... James Kent
Stuart Holmes ... Barney McGuire
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Gangsters John Finchley and James Kent operate a speakeasy in New York called "The Hawk's Nest", and Dan Daugherty is the owner of a rival nightclub that also caters to Chinatwon tourists. Daugherty frames Kent and the latter is sent to prison for the murder of a graft-taking politician. Daugherty is also upset with Finchley for protecting a dancer, Madelon Arden, whom Daugherty has a thing for, so matters are getting a bit dicey between these two underworld bosses. They don't improve any when Madelon and Finchley become real good friends. Finchley is working hard on pinning the murder of the politician on the real murderer, which he knows is Daugherty, but he has to enlist the aid of the leader of a Chinese-Tong, Sojin, to get it done. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MILTON SILLS Tears the mask off the underworld, revealing its gyp joints, its gang wars---its secrets---and a most beautiful romance that blossomed in its midst. Never before has the underworld been so daringly exposed as in "THE HAWK'S NEST" See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alhambra - O Ninho de Gavião See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

First National Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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