The Beast of the City (1932)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Police Detective Film  |   Release Date - Feb 13, 1932 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A reluctantly appointed police chief in a crime-riddled city takes his job seriously and works hard to clean the streets of gangsters and to shape up his own corrupt department in this brutal, gritty film noir. Jean Harlow plays a luminescent but ill-fated gun moll.

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corruption, arrest, bank, brother, brutality, chief, city, courage, criminal, death, gangster, gore, love, massacre, moll, newspaper, officer, official, police, police-corruption, promotion, release, robbery, ugly, weapons, witchhunt [persecution], wound [injury]