Little Caesar
Oscar-honoree Edward G. Robinson ("Double Indemnity," "Soylent Green") introduced the world to a new kind of gangster in his powerful portrayal of Johnny Rico, a small-time hood who brutally shoots his way to the top of the underworld. Co-starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. ("Gunga Din"). This film was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, and the American Film Institute recently selected Little Caesar as one of the 50 Greatest Villains in film. "Little Caesar" was selected for preservation by the National Film Registry due to its cultural, historical and aesthetic significance.
Starring Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell
Director Mervyn LeRoy