The Gangster (1947)




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Troubled, unhappy gangster Shubunka (Barry Sullivan), wounded and lonely has reached the crossroads of his life. Cornell (Sheldon Leonard) intends to take over his empire but Shubunka will not listen to the warnings of gang member, Nick Jammey (Akim Tamiroff), instead giving all his attention to his girlfriend Nancy (Belita). This inattention to his business leads to his downfall, where, after losing Nancy, Shubunka is shot down


as Nancy Starr
Akim Tamiroff
as Nick Jammey
Joan Lorring
as Dorothy
Fifi D'Orsay
as Mrs. Ostroleng
Leif Erickson
as Beaumont
John Kellogg
as Sterling
Ted Hecht
as Swain
Edwin Maxwell
as Politician
Rex Downing
as Boy with Note
Ruth Allen
as Girl Singer
Billy Gray
as Little Boy
Norma Jean Nilsson
as Little Girl
Dewey Robinson
as Pool Player
Larry Steers
as Headwaiter
Patricia Emery
as Miss Callister
Clancy Cooper
as Brother-in-Law
Maxine Semon
as Hotel Maid
Marie Blake
as House Mistress
Jeff Corey
as Brother-in-law
Peter Whitney
as Brother-in-law
Phyllis Ayres
as Wife on Street
Dolores Castle
as Cigarette Girl
Sid Melton
as Stage Manager
Tommy Reilly
as Piano Player
Don Haggerty
as Stranger
Griff Barnett
as Dorothy's Father
Michael Vallon
as Man on Boardwalk
Jane Weeks
as Girl in Corridor
Parker Gee
as Man in Corridor
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Moves along not in the traditional way of tracing the rise and fall of a protagonist.

Jan 9, 2004 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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