Gangs of New York (1938 film)

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Gangs of New York is a 1938 American film directed by James Cruze and written by Samuel Fuller.[1][2][3]

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Gangs of New York
Directed byJames Cruze
Written byHerbert Asbury (book)
Samuel Fuller (screenplay)
Samuel Fuller (story)
Charles F. Royal (writer)
Wellyn Totman (writer)
Jack Townley (writer)
Nathanael West[citation needed] (uncredited)
Produced byArmand Schaefer (producer)
StarringSee below
CinematographyErnest Miller
Edited byWilliam Morgan
Music byAlberto Colombo
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
May 23, 1938
Running time
67 minutes
53 minutes (edited American TV version)
CountryUnited States

Crime lord Rocky Thorpe is impersonated by police officer John Franklin in order to infiltrate his organization and bring an end to it once and for all.[4]