About the film
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Public Hero Number 1
Release Date: May 31, 1935
|Slogan||:||«FACTS!...NEVER BEFORE TOLD!»|
|Director||:||J. Walter Ruben|
|Writers||:||Wells Root, Wells Root, J. Walter Ruben|
G-Man Jeff Crane poses as a crook to infiltrate the notorious Purple Gang, a band of hoodlums which preys upon other hoodlums. Orchestrating the jailbreak of the gang's leader, Crane joins him in a Dillinger-like flight across the country.