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Alibi (The Perfect Alibi) (1929)

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Starring (View all)
Chester Morris Chester Morris
Chick Williams
Harry Stubbs Harry Stubbs
Buck Bachman
Mae Busch Mae Busch
Daisy Thomas
Eleanor Griffith Eleanor Griffith
Joan Manning Williams
Regis Toomey Regis Toomey
Danny McGann
Al Hill Al Hill
Brown - a Crook
James Bradbury Jr. James Bradbury Jr.
Blake - a Crook

Written by (View all)
Roland West Roland West
(screenplay) and
C. Gardner Sullivan C. Gardner Sullivan


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Description: Roland West directs this classic black-and-white drama that's been dubbed America's "first expressionist crime film," an important piece of Hollywood history that garnered Oscar nods for Best Picture, Best Art Direction and Best Actor. Soon after being released from prison, a Prohibition-era mobster (Chester Morris) finds himself wanted by police for the murder of one of their own -- and they'll do just about anything to punch holes in his alibi. ... (more)
Release date: 20 April 1929
Tags: 1929 (2), Action (1), Mystery (1), Thriller (1), Gangsters (1), Crime (1), Film Noir (1), Suspense (1), 1920s (1), Action/adventure (1), Dramas (1), Pre-code (1), 1920s Talkie (1)
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