Little Caesar

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Masterful crime drama starring Edward G. Robinson as the Al Capone-inspired Italian hood who moves from petty thief to mob kingpin, blasting his machine gun all the way. Mervyn LeRoy's film hailed a new era in screen realism, made a star out of Robinson... read more
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Masterful crime drama starring Edward G. Robinson as the Al Capone-inspired Italian hood who moves from petty thief to mob kingpin, blasting his machine gun all the way. Mervyn LeRoy's film hailed a new era in screen realism, made a star out of Robinson and gave us the line "Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico?"

Original Release

01/25/1931

US Release

01/25/1931

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Cast

Edward G. Robinson Caesar Enrico 'Rico' Bandello / 'Little Caesar' / Caesar Enrico 'Rico' Bandello aka 'Little Caesar'
Glenda Farrell Olga Stassoff
Sidney Blackmer Big Boy
Ralph Ince Pete Montana
William Collier Jr. Tony Passa
Thomas E. Jackson Sgt. Flaherty / Sergeant Flaherty
Stanley Fields Sam Vettori
Maurice Black Little Arnie Lorch
George E. Stone Otero
Armand Kaliz De Voss
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Mervyn LeRoy

Writers

Francis Edward Faragoh, Robert Lord, Darryl F. Zanuck, W.R. Burnett, Robert N. Lee

Cast

Edward G. Robinson Caesar Enrico 'Rico' Bandello / 'Little Caesar' / Caesar Enrico 'Rico' Bandello aka 'Little Caesar'
Glenda Farrell Olga Stassoff
Sidney Blackmer Big Boy
Ralph Ince Pete Montana
William Collier Jr. Tony Passa
Thomas E. Jackson Sgt. Flaherty / Sergeant Flaherty
Stanley Fields Sam Vettori
Maurice Black Little Arnie Lorch
George E. Stone Otero
Armand Kaliz De Voss
Nicholas Bela Ritz Colonna
Lucille La Verne Ma Magdalena
Ernie Adams Cashier
Elmer Ballard Undetermined Role
Kernan Cripps Detective
George Daly Machine-Gunner
Adolph Faylauer New Year's Celebrant
Ben Hendricks Jr. Kid Bean
Al Hill Rico's 'Butler'
Noel Madison Killer Peppi

Producers

Editors

Ray Curtiss

1931 Oscar Best Writing, Adaptation Nominated
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