Another fun documentary from Warner, this one here taking a look at the 1939 film THE ROARING TWENTIES with James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart. Martin Scorsese, Drew Casper, Eric Lax, Alain Silver and Lincoln Hurst are among those interviewed who share their thoughts on the film in question as well as give us details about the production. It's clear that Cagney didn't want to do yet another gangster flick so we hear how the director sold him on the idea. It's also clear that by this point Bogart was growing tired of playing support to Cagney and everyone else. We hear about the apparent good relationship between the two men even if their opinions on acting were miles apart. Unlike some of the other documentaries, this one here features quite a bit of Scorsese, which fans such as myself are really going to enjoy. The director shares his thoughts on the film, its director and of course the two legendary actors. At just under 20-minutes this is a good companion piece to the film but it's best to watch the movie first as there are many spoilers included here.
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