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Barbary Coast (1935)

Directed by Howard Hawks. Cast: Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan, Frank Craven, Brian Donlevy. Mary Rutledge arrives from the east to find her fiance dead, and goes to work at the roulette wheel of Louis Charnalis' Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco's Barbary Coast of the 1850s. She falls in love with miner Carmichael and takes his gold dust at the wheel. But when she goes after him, her ruthless gambling boss follows her with intent to harm Carmichael. 90 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database