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Bad Company (1931)

76 min | Drama

Ricardo Cortez plays a ruthless, near-psychotic gangster who withal follows his own code of honor. Helen Twelvetrees co-stars as a trusting young woman who marries mob lawyer John Garrick, never dreaming that both her husband and her ...See moreRicardo Cortez plays a ruthless, near-psychotic gangster who withal follows his own code of honor. Helen Twelvetrees co-stars as a trusting young woman who marries mob lawyer John Garrick, never dreaming that both her husband and her brother Frank Conroy are involved in the rackets. When she does learn the horrible truth, it is she who determines to "cleanse" her family of the tinge of crime by dealing directly with Cortez-and we mean directly. See less
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Director
Writers
Jack Lait (novel "Put On the Spot") | Tom Buckingham (screenplay) | Tay Garnett (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Arthur C. Miller (as Arthur Miller)
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Updated Nov 8, 1931

Release date
Nov 8, 1931 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Helen Twelvetrees
Helen King Carlyle Helen King Carlyle   See fewer
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Ricardo Cortez
Goldie Gorio Goldie Gorio   See fewer
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John Garrick
Steve Carlyle Steve Carlyle   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
Goldie's Butler Goldie's Butler   See fewer
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Frank Conroy
Markham King Markham King   See fewer
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Frank McHugh
Doc - Henchman Doc - Henchman   See fewer
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Kenneth Thomson
Barnes - Henchman Barnes - Henchman   See fewer
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Arthur Stone
Dummy - Henchman Dummy - Henchman   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Monk - Henchman Monk - Henchman   See fewer
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Al Herman
Pearson - Gangster Pearson - Gangster   See fewer
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Harry Carey
McBaine McBaine   See fewer
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Edgar Kennedy
Buffington - Doorman Buffington - Doorman   See fewer
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Mike Donlin
Joe - Elevator Operator Joe - Elevator Operator   See fewer
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Gladden James
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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George Byron
Bert (uncredited) Bert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Byron
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Leading Detective (uncredited) Leading Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Dunn
Hood Shot on Balcony (uncredited) Hood Shot on Balcony (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Eagles
Benny - Henchman (uncredited) Benny - Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Goodwin
Conway - Gangster (uncredited) Conway - Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie Hall
Ship's Steward (uncredited) Ship's Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dell Henderson
Kingston Hotel Resident (uncredited) Kingston Hotel Resident (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Herrick
Hood at Wedding (uncredited) Hood at Wedding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Keith
The Professor - Member of Yachting Party (uncredited) The Professor - Member of Yachting Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kohler Jr.
Yacht Guest (uncredited) Yacht Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Mann
Kingston Hotel Resident (uncredited) Kingston Hotel Resident (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Mason
Hood at Wedding (uncredited) Hood at Wedding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Miller
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julian Rivero
Hood at Wedding (uncredited) Hood at Wedding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Semels
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Markham's Stenographer (uncredited) Markham's Stenographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Weigel
Meyer - the Tailor (uncredited) Meyer - the Tailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Church Organist (uncredited) Church Organist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.6 / 10 | 97 votes