G-Men (Warner Bros.) (1935)

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ess if ih ti H DAILY PUBLICITY cA BBP PF IneTPPRenAL Aes G-MEN,’ FIRST FEDERAL AGENT FILM, COMING TO THE STRAND James Cagney Now Nemesis Of Gangland The way of the States Government United against the master criminals of the nation has been made into a thrilling drama by First National with Cagney Pictures. and James the will in role, at the theatre on te stellar Open feur Those less secrel ser vice men whose exploits in rounding uf the arch des JAMES CAGNEY peradoes of the in ‘G Men’ eountry have at Strand Theatre been told in newspaper Mat No.1—10¢ yeadlines for the past year are called “G Men,” | and “G Men” is the title of the first dramatization of their battles with public enemies. The picture follows the career of one of these “G Men” from the time he joined the federal service, through his training period, through machine gun battles with gangsters to a thrilling climax in secreen’s which he finally rounds up, and | exterminates, a gang of murderous kidnapers. The story was. written by Gregory Rogers and is based on headlines, so familiar that spec tators will readily recognize many the incidents. Cagney, heretofore Hollywood’s most famous “bad man” now depicts the “G Man” who set the deadly trap for the mad dog of or the mobs and brought the “Big Shot,’ whom no jail could hold, to an ignominious death. Opposite him is charming Margaret Lindsay who has the part of the sister of Robert Armstrong, Cagney’s superior officer, and the girl whom Cagney loves. Ann Dvorak portrays a night club entertainer who is in love with Cagney, but who, when her affection is not returned, marries a gangster. other opportunity to sing and dance for which she displayed surprising ability recently in Rudy Vallee’s film “Sweet Music.” She sings a song specially written for the production by Fain and Kahal, the famous song writ ing team. It is entitled “You Bother Me an Awful Lot” and those who have heard it say it will be one of the season’s hits. William Keighley directed from the screen play by Seton I. Miller. Men,’’ which comes to the Miss Dvorak, who portrays the role of a night club dancer, leads a special chorus trained by Bobby Connolly, noted dance director, and sings a song entitled ‘‘You Bother Me An Awful Lot,’’ written particularly for her by the team of Fam and Kahal. The number was devised for a sequence in which James Cagney, who is starred as a member of the U. S. Department of Justice, spends | picture from half an hour in a New York night | Seton I. Miller, based on the story club while tracing clues in an effort | by Gregory to round-up a notorious criminal gang. A special effect created by Connolly is the bombarding of spectators, including Cagney, cotton balls. Connolly spent a week training Miss Dvorak and the chorus of thir. | ton Macl ty beautiful girls for a specialty number. ‘*G Men’’ is the story of the heroic deeds of the secret service men in the United States Department of Justiee, based on newspaper headlines. There is an all star cast headed| to the Warner Bros. by Cagney and includes Margaret | decided to ride with The role affords her an| Ann Dyorak Dances In “G-Men” Star Also Sings Hit Number In Highly Dramatic Story Of War On Crime | Ann Dvorak, who rose to fame as a dramatic actress on | the strength of her vocal and terpsichorean abilities, is given another opportunity to sing and dance in First National’s ‘*G with Heht) Is Plenty Tough | stared. Leading The War On Crime | James Cagney and Margaret Lindsay, fresh from their triumphs in | “Devil Dogs of the Air” have the greatest roles of their career in the first film to show the exploits of the Department of Justice’s battle against organized gangs of crooks. See them in “G Men” at | the Theatre on : Mat No. 11—20c Jim Cagney Tougher In ‘G-Men’ Role Than He Was as a Gangster The leap from gangster to copper would not appear sueh a long jump for some players, but the last person one would expect to succumb to the cause of law and order is Jimmy Cagney. Nevertheles, the one and only Cagney, tough guy of the movies, has turned Federal sleuth in the First National production “G Men” now showing at a ; the Theatre, in which, as a member of the United States Department of Justice, he tracks down and the very type of character he has sc often portrayed. Cagney is still the tough guy— eliminates gave the title “G Men” his scenario. to “Brick Davis,” a tough guy from tougher even than he has ever| New York’s East Side who throws | been before. overboard a meager but promising | Gregory Rogers, author of “G/ law practice to become a G Man Men” built his story around the and exterminate the gang respon headlines that have been chasing | sible for bringing to an untimely one another across the front pages| conclusion the life of his college of American newspapers for the chum, Eddie Buehanan (Regis last two or three years. He was; Toomey) who went straight from inspired by the herioe deeds of the! law school into the Secret Service She Sings Again Theatre on Sa z : } Lindsay, Miss Dvorak, Robert Armstrong, Barton MacLane, Lloyd Nolan, William Harrigan, Russell Hopton and Edward Pawley. William Keighley directed the the screen play by togers. Public Enemy Actor Three young women asked Bar ; zane, ‘Public Enemy No. 1’’ in ‘‘G-Men,’’ now at the Theatre, for a lift. As the girls got into his car, they MacLane suddenly remem bered he had his gangster make-up on. After explaining he was en route studio they him. Ann Dvorak, has one of the leading roles with James Cagney in “G Men.” It opens at the ee Theatre on Mat No. 7—10c Cagney. He’s found a much | are amazing. | will strike the floor with consider| |}able emphasis, perhaps losing her | | hat, and certainly her decorum. |ture, “G Men.” | the SUB GUN out from under gangdom—and he | stoop to recover it, then getting on | Cagney Finds Sock Women No more pushing grapefruit in their faces or slapping “em down for Jimmy better way of handling reeal| citrant women. | For those males who may | interested, the 1 method of putting places is done by up against he newest Cagney in their standing them | a door, dropping their purses on the floor so they will | women the opposite side of the door and | opening it suddenly. The results, according to Cagney, If properly executed, the woman Cagney discovered the procedure on the set of the Warner Bros. picMargaret Lindsay was his victim. The action, of | course, was a part of the picture, but, after the third take Cagney | was deeply impressed with the ef. | |ficacy of the method. As for Miss Lindsay, she is not | quite sure she favors the idea. “G Men” is a thrilling tale of | United States government agents who risk their lives in run| ning down criminals. There is an | all star cast which includes besides | Cagney and Miss Lindsay, Ann | Dvorak, Robert Armstrong, Barton | MacLane, Lloyd Nolan, William | farrigan and Russe] Hopton. William Keighley directed the picture from the screen play by Seton 1. Miller, based on the story | by Gregory Rogers. LEARNS TO SHOOT. IN DAY Barton MacLane, who plays “Public Enemy No. 1” in the Warner, Bros. picture, “G Men,” which comes to the Theatre | on , became a pro ficient machine gun marksman in a single day. Despite his many | years as a stage “heavy,” he had Jimmy Cagney got the role of | to come,’ . name has been romantically linked at various of cinemaland’s eligible bachelors. Miss Lindsay realizes that never seen an actual machine gun until his assignment to the role of in “G Men.” a gangster “New Way To. | on Margaret Linas Cagney’s sweetheart any a Department Of Justice tive in the sereen’s first dard = sovernment’s war on a » Men’ now at the — Theatre, Mat No. 6—1i)¢ ay Portrays Je i Sister of Jim Cagney h ‘G-Men’ Today At The Stranj “G Men,” First National’ sensational picture writtey about the heroic deed of the Secret service men in th United States Government Department of Justice, opens today at the Theatr The picture is said to be one « |the most thrilling and drama pictures ever presented, based » sensational newspaper headlines which have covered the front pags of all the dailies of the country While the picture presents » names of the public enemies ne emphasizes any time or place the actual battles, few will ms the actual connection of the curences that take place. The production is enacted by a all star cast headed by James ney as the leading “G Man,” ti red headed star having tun from crook roles to governm agent. Margaret Lindsay has‘ leading feminine role opposite lis There is an unusual number : rected by Bobby Connolly in wh scores of beautiful girls dx with Ann Dvorak leading ' chorus, and singing a song spe ly written for her by Fam Kahal. William Keighley directed. Margaret Lindsay Plans To Frustrate Dan Cupi eS Sunt art Margaret Lindsay may fall in love, but she I] never » while she is is pictures. ‘‘And I intend to remain in films for a ox a whee ’ says the popular young First National actress, regards as her most important as | signment to date, the feminine lead James in **G now showing at the Theatre, is a firm believer in the adage that ‘‘marriage and a ca reer do not mix.’’ ‘Seldom is it possible to conduct two businesses at the same time,’’ she contends. ‘‘In my opinion marriage is a career in itself. ‘“To be a success in marriage, a woman must devote the greater part of her energies to the business of being a wife. ‘*She can not do this and at the same time attend to the many details of being an actress. opposite Men,’’ Cagney too busy be nv year times with mao! : I¢! love is a matter over wh ; «know definitely that I'n ws with my screen caree? a suecessful wife.”’ Miss Lindsay observes — her arrival in Hollywood § seen dozens of examples te 2 ief. support her belie "4 rf If and when I do marty, . ‘cit will be for | declares, 1 we ; 8 |'To make certain oe } never marry while | tures.’’ ling her name human nature has little con trol, but if ever she does feel ierself slipping, |.4 she asserts she will take steps to see that Cu pid’s arrow does not pene trate too deep lly. So far she has managed to MARGARET avoid his darts LINDSAY completely. in ‘G Men’ The raven. at Strand Theatre haired actress, Mat No. 15—10c who has just completed what. she | /'Talbot, among other | ‘ ” land simple. rts ls Concerning the many ee ‘ at various wi lf Phillip Reed on %, the ¢ 4 pymors, Dick Powell, characterizes them as \ » she * ‘In Hollywood, | 8 ‘(merely to have 4 to start tongues wag 4 . of which is very the 7 against the gangsters © bes try. : ; d Cagney and + eludes Ann ies strong, Barton — Nolan, William a »]] Hopton. : oy ¥ 2 The picture wes dire liam Keighley from al by Seton as ng story by Gregory