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The Roaring Twenties (1939)

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106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.
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Jerry Wald (screen play) | Richard Macaulay (screen play) | Robert Rossen (screen play) | Mark Hellinger (from an original story by)
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Ernest Haller (as Ernie Haller)
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Updated Oct 28, 1939

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Oct 28, 1939 (United States)
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7.9 / 10 | 11,279 votes