A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.
- Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: United Artists, The Caddo Company
- Keyword: sibling relationship, chicago, illinois, alcohol, based on novel or book, prohibition era, gang war, gangster, ambition, beer, police, film noir, murder, mobster, black and white, pre-code
- Cast: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon, George Raft