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

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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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Eric Linden, James Cagney and Frank McHugh in a publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932)

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James Cagney and Eric Linden are brothers and race car drivers in an original publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932)

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Eric Linden and James Cagney in an original publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932).  Howard Hawks would return to the world of race car drivers, less successfully, in Red Line 7000 (1965).

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Ann Dvorak was one of the four co-stars of The Crowd Roars (1932) with Joan Blondell, James Cagney and Eric Linden.  It was her second film with Howard Hawks, after making a strong impression in Scarface (1932).   Ann worked steadily in Hollywood until 1952.  Her last few credits were on tv.

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brothers in conflict with their concerned women in a publicity still for The Crowd Roars (1932).

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The Crowd Roars (1932) is the first of two Howard Hawks movies in the world of competitive auto racing.  Later in his career, he made Red Line 7000 (1965).

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Frank McHugh holds back James Cagney from a fight with his kid brother Eric Linden in The Crowd Roars (1932).

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Eric Linden is James Cagney’s kid brother Eddie Greer in The Crowd Roars (1932).  Eric was born in New York City and had 33 credits in his career, from 1931 to 1941.  None of his other films are worth mentioning, although he was an amputee victim in Gone With the Wind.

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Eric Linden and Joan Blondell in The Crowd Roars (1932).

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James Cagney is not happy with his kid brother and his girl Joan Blondell in The Crowd Roars (1932).

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The Crowd Roars (1932) is one of two Howard Hawks films set in the world of auto racing.  He returned in 1965 for Red Line 7000.

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Frank McHugh as Spud Connors comes between race car driving brothers James Cagney and Eric Linden in The Crowd Roars (1932).  The racing parts were filmed at the Nutley Velodrome in Nutley, New Jersey.

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Joan Blondell shares a primitive elevator with Eric Linden in The Crowd Roars (1932)