One of only six actors to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his first screen appearance. A medium-sized man, he wore small lifts (adding about 3 or 4 inches) and padding to appear more hulking and ape-like as Tony in the original "Scarface."
Director: William Dieterle
An Academy Award-winning and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor
Humphrey Bogart got the part
Born what is now Lviv, Ukraine, Academy Award winning stage and film actor. In his day he was considered one of the greatest living actors. 1895-1967
Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Also starred Noel Francis, Preston Foster and Allen Jenkins. Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him...Crime/film-noir
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred Onslow Stevens, George Cleveland & Erskine Sanford. Plot: The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life.
Director: Howard Hawks. Also starred Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon and George Raft. An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster clims the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall...Crime/drama
Director: Sidney Franklin. Also starred Tilly Losch, Charley Grapewin & Jessie Ralph. Plot: The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung (Muni)a freed slave as wife...
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Oscar nomination for Best Picture. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 1991.