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Scarface (31-Mar-1932)

Director: Howard Hawks

Writers: W. R. Burnett; Ben Hecht; John Lee Mahin; Seton I. Miller

From novel: Scarface by Armitage Trail

Producer: Howard Hughes

Keywords: Crime

Gangster Tony Camonte climbs the rungs of the mafia through the use of extraordinary amount of violence. Pre-code and always at a frantic pace, one of the best gangster films of its day. Entered 1994 into the National Film Registry. Remade with Al Pacino as Scarface (1983), though set in an entirely new context.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ann Dvorak
2-Aug-1912 10-Dec-1979 Cesca in Scarface
C. Henry Gordon
17-Jun-1884 3-Dec-1940 Scarface
Boris Karloff
23-Nov-1887 2-Feb-1969 Horror actor
Tully Marshall
13-Apr-1864 10-Mar-1943 The Covered Wagon
Karen Morley
12-Dec-1909 8-Mar-2003 Gabriel Over the White House
Paul Muni
22-Sep-1895 25-Aug-1967 The Life of Louis Pasteur
Osgood Perkins
16-May-1893 21-Sep-1937 Broadway and radio actor
George Raft
26-Sep-1895 24-Nov-1980 Actor with Mafia ties


Paul Muni   ...   Tony
Ann Dvorak   ...   Cesca
Karen Morley   ...   Poppy
Osgood Perkins   ...   Lovo
C. Henry Gordon   ...   Guarino
George Raft   ...   Rinaldo
Vince Barnett   ...   Angelo
Boris Karloff   ...   Gaffney
Purnell Pratt   ...   Publisher
Tully Marshall   ...   Managing Editor
Inez Palange   ...   Tony's Mother
Edwin Maxwell   ...   Detective Chief


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