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Basics Critics:50Viewers:62Rusty:76
Category: Comedy, Crime, DramaNotable as: Crime FictionSub-Category: Black-and-white, Crime Fiction, Crime Comedy, Gangster Film, Comedy, DramaMain subject: organized crimeNarrative location: London, New York City, ParisRuntime: 80 - 91 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Lloyd BaconMusic: Heinz Eric RoemheldCinematography: Tony GaudioStars: Ann Sothern, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Donald Crisp, Ralph Bellamy, Dick Lane, Cecil Kellaway, Allen Jenkins, Morgan Conway, Charles D. BrownProducer: Hal B. Wallis, Mark HellingerAward details: (details at IMDb)

Brother Orchid is a 1940 American crime/comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Edward G. Robinson, Ann Sothern and Humphrey Bogart, with featured performances by Donald Crisp, Ralph Bellamy and Allen Jenkins. The screenplay was written by Earl Baldwin, with uncredited contributions from Jerry Wald and Richard Macauley, based on a story by Richard Connell originally published in Collier's Magazine on May 21, 1938.

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