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The Widow from Chicago

Directed by Edward F. Cline
1930    64m    Passed
6.4
Vice lord Dominic has brought Swifty Dorgan east to do a job for him. When Swifty appears to have died falling from a train, detective Henderson impersonates him hoping to get into the mob. When he's killed his sister Polly poses as Swifty's widow and gets a singing job at Dominic's nightclub. Then the real Swifty shows up.
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Cast of The Widow from Chicago
  • Alice WhitePolly Henderson, aka Polly Dorgan
  • Edward G. RobinsonDominic
  • Neil HamiltonGeorgie 'Swifty' Dorgan
  • Frank McHughSlug O'Donnell
  • Lee ShumwayJohnston (Credits) / Chris Johnson
  • Brooks BenedictMr. Mullins, Floor Manager
  • E.H. CalvertPolice Captain R.L. Davis
  • Betty FranciscoHelen
  • Harold GoodwinJames 'Jimmy' Henderson
  • Ernie AlexanderNewsboy (uncredited)
  • Allan CavanPolice Sergeant Jerry Dunn (uncredited)
  • Anne CornwallMazie (uncredited)
  • Mike DonlinDominic's Lookout at the Crystal Palace (uncredited)
  • John ElliottDetective T. Finnegan (uncredited)
  • Mary FoyGossiping Irish Neighbor (uncredited)
  • Al HillJohnson's Henchman (uncredited)
  • Robert HomansPatrolman (uncredited)
  • Dorothy MathewsCora (uncredited)
  • Caroline RankinGossiping Neighbor (uncredited)

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