Bullets or Ballots Poster

Release Date: September 21st, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 18th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Upon the murder of an anti-crime advocate, the police turn to former investigating detective Johnny Blake (Edward G. Robinson) for help. Convinced that racketeer Al Kruger (Barton MacLane) arranged the murder, Johnny goes undercover in order to infiltrate Kruger's gang. Using his unsuspecting friend Lee Morgan (Joan Blondell), who runs a numbers racket, Johnny burrows into Kruger's organization while staying one step ahead of suspicious henchman Bugs Fenner (Humphrey Bogart).

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart, Barton MacLane, Frank McHugh, Joseph King, Dick Purcell, George E. Stone

Director: William Keighley

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Police officer, Friend, Police station, 1930s, Sacrifice, Pursuit, Office, Suspenseful, Gritty, Quest, Cool