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Johnny Apollo (1940)

Johnny Apollo


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Release Date: Apr 19, 1940 Wide


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Tyrone Power plays the college-grad son of jailed-embezzler Edward Arnold. Power tries to find work, only to be turned away because of his father's reputation. When he decides to use a phony name, he is still fired, because his ex-convict boss feels that Power is being unfair to his imprisoned father. If you can't win for losing in a 1940 film, you turn to crime. Power hires on as the right-hand man of personable but deadly gangster Lloyd Nolan. Arnold, who has become a model convict, is … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama , Romance , Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Samuel G. Engel , Hal Long , Philip Dunne , Rowland Brown
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On DVD: Apr 4, 1991


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Critic Reviews for Johnny Apollo

All Critics (1)

Moderate crime thriller never rises above being pat and routine, and barely remains credible.

Full Review… | February 4, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Johnny Apollo

Nice tough little crime drama. Good performances from Power, Arnold and Nolan but best of all is Dorothy Lamour in one of her best, if not THE best performance of her career. Worth your while.

jay nixon

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