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This Warner Brothers 1931 classic of the gangster genre chronicles the rise and fall of a hardened criminal in Prohibition Era Chicago. The legendary Edward G Robinson plays Caesar Enrico "Rico" Bandello, a small time crook that rises to the top of the big city underworld. He quickly comes to realize that nothing lasts forever.
Has the examples of:
- Badass in a Nice Suit
- Character Title
- Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Gangster!
- Do Not Do This Cool Thing
- Famous Last Words: See above quote
- Get It Over With: Said when Rico tries to force Joe to join him.
Joe: "Shoot, Rico, get it over with."
- Gosh Dang It to Heck: The famous last words of the titular character were originally meant to start "Mother of God," but the line was vetoed by the censors.
- Names to Run Away From
- Third Person Person