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Skin Deep (1929)

Gangster Joe Daley marries a chorus girl named Sadie, and decides to give up the rackets and surrender $100,000 to the DA . For this she turns on him and goes in with Blackie Culver, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Enright

Writers:

De Leon Anthony (titles), Marc Edmund Jones (story "Lucky Damage") | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Monte Blue ... Joe Daley
Davey Lee ... Son of District Attorney
Betty Compson ... Sadie Rogers
Alice Day ... Elsa Langdon
John Davidson ... Blackie Culver
John Bowers ... Dist. Atty. Carlson
George E. Stone ... Dippy (as Georgie Stone)
Tully Marshall ... Dr. Bruce Langdon
Bob Perry Bob Perry ... Tim (as Robert Perry)
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Gangster Joe Daley marries a chorus girl named Sadie, and decides to give up the rackets and surrender $100,000 to the DA . For this she turns on him and goes in with Blackie Culver, a rival gang lord, and they set Joe up to take the rap for stealing it. Joe is sent to prison, still unaware of Sadie's betrayal. She makes Joe believe the DA wants her, and he must save her by escaping. He does, and injures his face in the break out. Farm girl Elsa Langdon has her surgeon father remake his face. Now unrecognizable, Joe learns of Sadie's plot. and returns to the city. Written by WesternOne1

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Taglines:

A gangster with an ugly face and a beautiful soul- a lady with a beautiful face and no soul at all- and- the most unusual film of the year. (Print Ad- St. Joseph News-Press,((St. Joseph, Mo.)) 10 October 1929) See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1930 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Culpa Alheia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film is believed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

Soundtracks

I Came To You
Written by Con Conrad, Archie Gottler and Sidney D. Mitchell (as Sidney Mitchell)
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