About the film
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The Secret Six
Release Date: April 18, 1931
|Production Companies||:||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cosmopolitan Productions|
|Director||:||George W. Hill|
|Producers||:||Irving Thalberg, George W. Hill|
Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes over Frank's operation, beats a rival gang, becomes wealthy and dominates the city for several years until a secret group of 6 masked businessmen have him prosecuted and sent to the electric chair.