Outside the Law (1930)

Director
Tod Browning

Main cast
Mary Nolan; Edward G. Robinson; Owen Moore; Rockliffe Fellowes; Delmar Watson

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins' territory. Fingers' moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won't be for another week when the call comes through saying it's now.


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