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The Crowd Roars (1932)

The Crowd Roars (1932)

The Crowd Roars





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A racecar driver attempting to keep his younger brother out of racing causes a bitter rivalry until the death of a friend and a last-minute emergency at the Indy 500 bring them back together to win the competition. Howard Hawks directed this action film with a crackling James Cagney.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Niven Busch, Kubec Glasmon, Seton I. Miller, John Bright
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 28, 2012
Warner Bros.


James Cagney
as Joe Greer
Joan Blondell
as Anne Scott
Ann Dvorak
as Lee Merrick
Eric Linden
as Edward 'Eddie' Greer
Guy Kibbee
as Dad Greer
Frank McHugh
as Spud Connors
William Arnold
as Bill Arnold
Charlotte Merriam
as Mrs. Spud Connors
Regis Toomey
as Dick Wilbur
Fred Frame
as Driver
Sam Hayes
as Ascot Announcer
Ralph Dunn
as Official
John Conte
as Announcer
John Harron
as Red, Eddie's pitman
Robert McWade
as Tom the counterman
Al Hill
as Warehouse Guard
Paul Fix
as Warehouse Guard
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Critic Reviews for The Crowd Roars

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Some directors knew just what to do with sound even in the early years of the 'talkies.' Howard Hawks' 'The Crowd Roars' -- the very title promises a boisterous soundtrack -- opens with the rumble of race cars and closes with the wail of ambulance sirens.

Full Review… | September 25, 2012
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Vivid melodrama about race car drivers and their romances.

Full Review… | July 7, 2010
Classic Film and Television

Crosses the finish line as nothing more than routine.

Full Review… | January 23, 2008
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Audience Reviews for The Crowd Roars

another example of the great depression era stuff cranked out by Warners & directed by Hawks so it has plenty of action.

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