Gangster

Several copies of Steve Sekely's classic noir tale of the ultimate in identity theft are already in the Archive, but I believe this one is sharper, with better contrast, than the others.

From IMDb: Tough mobster Mahlon Keane practically runs crime in New York City. He meets broke ex-society girl Rhoda Philbrooke at a society fundraiser and helps her cheat her way to some winnings in poker. Rhoda needs the money to help nurse broken alcoholic concert violinist Tony Vaughan back to health.

From IMDb: Senior Larry Kelly has been chosen valedictorian and is looking forward with best friend Bill Davis to a West Point appointment. In addition, he is romantically involved with Molly Davis, Bill's sister. Larry's father, Tim 'Knuckles' Kelly, becomes reunited with his wife and son after a long absence. They buy a house in a well-to-do neighborhood next door to the Davis family, but when the local newspaper reveals that Tim is an ex-bootlegger, Judge Davis, a harsh disciplinarian, forbids his children to see Larry.

From IMDb: A young man's father, who lives in the big city, dies and his business associates bring his son to the city to take over his father's business. What the young man doesn't know is that his father was one of the city's biggest racket bosses and that he's being placed in charge of the gang's profitable shakedown operations, disguised as an insurance agency.

Door-to-door salesman Johnny Dill, the exact double of a notorious gangster, finds himself struck between the forces of good and evil.

From IMDb: A ruthless but clever gangster who knows every loophole in the law has the tables turned by a dedicated District Attorney and his assistant. Stars: Anne Nagel and Robert Kent This movie can also be found here and here.

A young hotel sales-girl becomes the paid companion of a man in New York. Little does she know that he is a notorious gangster and she will become involved in all manner of mystery and intrigue. Directed by Christy Cabanne Written by Edward T Lowe Jr Based on the novel by Wilson Collison Produced by Sigmund Neufeld for Tower Productions Photographed by Harry Forbes Edited by Irving Birnbaum Recorded by Corson Jowett CAST Merna Kennedy - Lynn Monith Theodore von Eltz - Trent Travers Grant Withers - Bob Shelton Purnell Pratt - Police Inspector Regan Huntley Gordon - Police Capt.

From IMDb: A group of criminals on the run hide out in an abandoned farmhouse. They find themselves being "looked after" by a friendly dog, and soon afterwards they meet up with a blind man and his young daughter, and they begin to rethink the direction their life has been taking them.

From IMDb: Diligent City Market official Michael Lynn resists overtures by well-to-do gangster Kenneth Craige to fix produce and dairy prices during wartime. Lynn seems unable to stop the resulting sabotage and violence on the part of the mob to bring the farmers and wholesalers into line and so is fired by city attorney Jeffrey Moore.

From IMDb: Young Rita Adams is orphaned when her criminal father is gunned down by other gang members. She ends up in an orphanage where she is befriended by fellow orphans Bob Elliot and Mickey Roma. As an adult, she is conned into taking blame for a hit-and-run accident by her rich but alcoholic fiance, who subsequently abandons her. She emerges from prison a hardened criminal who turns to armed robbery and eventually rises through blackmail to a position of power in the local crime organization.

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