King of the Roaring '20s: The Story of Arnold Rothstein ()

directed by Joseph Newman
featuring David Janssen, Dianne Foster, Jack Carson, Diana Dors, Mickey Shaughnessy, Mickey Rooney, Dan O'Herlihy

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David Janssen is hardly perfect casting for the role of 1920s gambling king Arnold Rothstein (Rod Steiger or Gene Barry may have been better choices), but the sure-handed direction of Joseph Newman smooths over all the rough spots in this fanciful biopic. Set up in the gambling business by crooked politico Jack Carson, Rothstein cheats his partner Mickey Shaughnessy, cheats on his lovely wife Dianne Foster, and does his best to discredit his bitterest enemy, on-the-take police detective Dan O'Herlihy. When O'Herlihy ...

King of the Roaring 20's 2009, Allied Artists

UPC: 883316126424