Gangster's Boy (1938)

STARRING:
Jackie Cooper, Robert Warwick
DIRECTED BY:
William Nigh
GENRE:
Drama
Behind bars at 16! A popular high school valedictorian and star athlete becomes a pariah when it’s discovered that his father is a former bootlegger in this Golden Era drama directed by famed Boris Karloff collaborator William Nigh. Featuring a strong, early performance by eventual Academy Award nominee and three-time Superman starrer Jackie Cooper (Skippy), fine supporting work from Selmer Jackson, (The Grapes of Wrath) and flapper icon Betty Blythe (She), Gangster’s Boy also boasts a one-of-a-kind score from lauded composer Edward J. Kay. (BW)