Angels Wash Their Faces

  • 1939
  • 1 HR 26 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

Ronald Reagan and the Dead End Kids star in this mediocre sequel to the James Cagney classic ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES. The lame story concerns Thomas, one of the gang, who gets framed as an arsonist. The Dead End Kids set out to clear their pal's name with the help of district attorney O'Neil and his son, Reagan. Reagan, by the way, happens to be in love...read more

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Ronald Reagan and the Dead End Kids star in this mediocre sequel to the James Cagney classic ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES. The lame story concerns Thomas, one of the gang, who gets framed as an arsonist. The Dead End Kids set out to clear their pal's name with the help of district attorney

O'Neil and his son, Reagan. Reagan, by the way, happens to be in love with the accused's sister, Sheridan, so he works extra hard on the case to get his potential brother-in-law out of the slammer. The gang eventually gathers enough evidence to clear Thomas and Reagan nabs the real firebugs. Most

of the modern-day entertainment value in the picture comes from watching the future President of the United States deal with the likes of Hall and Gorcey.

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  • Review: Ronald Reagan and the Dead End Kids star in this mediocre sequel to the James Cagney classic ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES. The lame story concerns Thomas, one of the gang, who gets framed as an arsonist. The Dead End Kids set out to clear their pal's name with… (more)

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