King of the Underworld (1938)

King of the Underworld
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 9mins.
Genres Crime
Keywords gangster
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lewis Seiler Director n/a 2 2000001
Alan Davis Actor n/a 1 1000015
Elliott Sullivan Actor n/a 1 1000014
Joe Devlin Actor n/a 1 1000013
George Bricker Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Vincent Sherman Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Frank Dewar Editor n/a 172 7000001
Sidney Hickox Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
W R Burnett From Story n/a 120870 4000003
Murray Alper Actor n/a 1 1000012
Charles Foy Actor n/a 1 1000011
Jessie Busley Actor n/a 1 1000005
John Eldredge Actor n/a 1 1000004
James Stephenson Actor n/a 1 1000003
Kay Francis Actor n/a 1 1000002
Arthur Aylesworth Actor n/a 1 1000006
Raymond Brown Actor n/a 1 1000007
Ralph Remley Actor n/a 1 1000010
Charles Trowbridge Actor n/a 1 1000009
Harland Tucker Actor n/a 1 1000008
Humphrey Bogart Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
A female surgeon finds herself tangled up with the Mob after her husband, also a surgeon, agrees to become the doctor of a gangster in order to pay off his gambling debts. The wife gets suspicious of her husband's absences and follows him to the gangster's hideout. That night, the police raid the joint and her husband is murdered by the gangsters who believed he ratted upon them. Afterwards, the woman vows to get revenge on the gangsters who killed her husband and ruined her life.