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Directed by Josef von Sternberg
1929    85m    Not Rated
Crime, Drama, Romance,
A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Moran, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love with Thunderbolt's girl. Thunderbolt hopes to stave off the execution long enough to kill young Moran for romancing his girl.
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Cast of Thunderbolt
  • George BancroftThunderbolt Jim Lang
  • Fay WrayRitzy
  • Richard ArlenBob Moran
  • Tully MarshallWarden
  • Eugenie BessererMrs. Moran
  • James Spottswood'Snapper' O'Shea
  • Fred Kohler'Bad Al' Friedberg
  • Robert ElliottPrison chaplain
  • E.H. CalvertDist. Atty. McKay
  • George IrvingMr. Corwin
  • Mike DonlinKentucky Sampson
  • S.S. StewartConvict
  • William L. ThornePolice Inspector
  • Theresa HarrisSinger
  • Madame Sul-Te-WanBit Role
  • Louise BeaversBlack Cat Cafe Patron (uncredited)
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