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1927 Rated NR 1hr 21m

Bull Weed (George Bancroft) is a gangster in love with his moll, Feathers (Evelyn Brent), and in command of his turf. But when he takes alcoholic Rolls Royce (Clive Brook) under his wing and gives him a shot at infamy, Weed soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished, especially for a criminal. Directed by the celebrated Josef Von Sternberg, this 1920s silent film won an Academy Award for its gripping screenplay.

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Movie Details

1929 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; two film scores; visual essay.