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Joan Blondell as Ann Scott in a publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932)

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Eric Linden and James Cagney are auto racing brothers in an original publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932).

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Eric Linden and Joan Blondell in a publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932), the first of two Howard Hawks movies set in the world of auto racing, followed by the less successful Red Line 7000 (1965).

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two page print ad for The Crowd Roars (1932)

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James Cagney as auto racer Joe Green in a publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932), the first of two films Cagney made with Hawks.

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Action scenes in any Howard Hawks movie are always first rate, including the auto racing in The Crowd Roars (1932)

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Eric Linden and James Cagney are auto racing brothers in The Crowd Roars (1932)

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The Crowd Roars (1932) is the first of two auto racing themed films from Howard Hawks.  He would revisit the race track in Red Line 7000 (1965), but to diminishing effect.

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James Cagney and Eric Linden are brothers in The Crowd Roars (1932).  Guy Kibbee and Frank McHugh are caught in between.

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The Crowd Roars is Howard Hawks’ 12th film  It premiered Apr 13, 1932 in London and Apr 16 in the USA.

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foreign flyer for The Crowd Roars (1932)

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a message from Eddie Greer’s pit crew during one of the auto races in The Crowd Roars (1932)

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James Cagney is a race car driver in The Crowd Roars (1932).  When Hawks revisited the race track in 1965 for Red Line 7000 (1965), much had advanced in the auto racing world.

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foreign poster for The Crowd Roars (1932)