Song of the Eagle (1933)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This drama centers on the fight for certain post-Prohibitionist groups to gain total control over the liquor industry. Much of the tale is focused upon a family endeavoring to keep their little brewery. Their tiny beer- making operation was first jeopardized by the racketeers they refused to join. Film, history and sports buffs should keep an ear out for a continuity glitch in the story. In a Prohibition speakeasy, a radio plays the broadcast of the landmark Jess Willard-Jack Dempsey fight. Actually the fight occurred before Prohibition was in effect.



business, bad-guy-vs-bad-guy, competition, family-business, gangster, Prohibition, rival