Brother Orchid

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Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1940-06-07
Run time: 88 minute / 1:28
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Writer: Earl Baldwin
Production Companies : The Vitaphone Corporation, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Edward G. Robinson
as Little John T. 'Johnny' Sarto
Ann Sothern
as Florence 'Flo' Addams
Humphrey Bogart
as Jack Buck
Donald Crisp
as Brother Superior
Ralph Bellamy
as Clarence P. Fletcher
Allen Jenkins
as Willie 'The Knife' Corson
Charles D. Brown
as Brother Wren
Cecil Kellaway
as Brother Goodwin
Morgan Conway
as Philadelphia Powell
Richard Lane
as Mugsy O'Day
Paul Guilfoyle
as Red Martin
John Ridgely
as Texas Pearson
Joseph Crehan
as Brother MacEwen
Wilfred Lucas
as Brother MacDonald
Tom Tyler
as Curley Matthews
Dick Wessel
as Buffalo Burns
Granville Bates
as Pattonsville Superintendent
Paul Phillips
as French Frank
Don Rowan
as Al Muller
Nanette Vallon
as Fifi
Tim Ryan
as Turkey Malone
Joe Caits
as Handsome Harry
Pat Gleason
as Dopey Perkins
Tommy Baker
as Joseph
Jimmy Aye
as Gangster (uncredited)
Sidney Bracey
as Steward Bringing Briefcase (uncredited)
Harlan Briggs
as Thomas A. Bailey - Acme Paving (uncredited)
Louise Carter
as Scrub Woman at End (uncredited)
Charles Coleman
as English Diamond Salesma (uncredited)
G. Pat Collins
as Tim O'Hara (uncredited)
Gino Corrado
as Artist (uncredited)
Jean Del Val
as Frenchman (uncredited)
Frank Faylen
as Parkway Biltmore Desk Clerk (uncredited)
James Flavin
as Parking Attendant at Fat Dutchy's (uncredited)
Mary Gordon
as Mrs. Sweeney - Flo's Landlady (uncredited)
Creighton Hale
as Reporter #3 (uncredited)
George Haywood
as Reporter #1 (uncredited)
Max Hoffman Jr.
as Policeman #2 (uncredited)
William Hopper
as 2nd Reporter on Return Ship (uncredited)
Armand Kaliz
as Frenchman (uncredited)
Jack Kenney
as Acquaintance (uncredited)
Sam McDaniel
as Janitor Tripping Fire Alarms (uncredited)
Edward McWade
as Aged Brother (uncredited)
Frank Moran
as Louie the Lug (uncredited)
Leonard Mudie
as English Diamond Salesman (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux
as Gangster (uncredited)
Terry Nibert
as Girl (uncredited)
Edgar Norton
as Meadows - London Butler (uncredited)
Frank Orth
as Waiter at Fat Dutchy's (uncredited)
Lee Phelps
as 1st Policeman at Buck's Hideout (uncredited)
Paul Porcasi
as Warehouse Manager (uncredited)
Georges Renavent
as Cable Office Clerk (uncredited)
George Sorel
as Casino Attendant (uncredited)
Amzie Strickland
as Girl (uncredited)
Claude Wisberg
as Albert - Bellboy with Dogs (uncredited)
Hal B. Wallis Executive Producer

Costume & Make-Up
Perc Westmore Makeup Artist

Max Parker Art Direction

Richard Connell Story

Lloyd Bacon Director

Heinz Roemheld Original Music Composer

Jerry Wald Writer

Tony Gaudio Director of Photography

Earl Baldwin Screenplay
Richard Macaulay Writer

Mark Hellinger Producer

William Holmes Editor

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