Bordertown Poster

Release Date: 1935

DVD Release Date: August 4th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
After the L.A. judicial system disbars him following an angry outburst, recent law-school graduate Johnny Ramirez (Paul Muni) finds a job at a small casino south of the border. When Johnny's creative ideas help transform the failing casino into a high-class operation, the owner (Eugene Pallette) makes him the co-owner. But the owner's obsessive wife, Marie (Bette Davis), falls in love with Johnny, causing his life to spiral into a snare of jealousy, deceit and murder.

Cast: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette, Soledad Jimenez, Robert Barrat, Gavin Gordon, Henry O'Neill

Director: Archie Mayo

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Wife, Melodramatic, Transformation, Fall, Murder, 1930s, Los Angeles, Tense