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Let 'Em Have It is a 1935 American gangster film directed by Sam Wood. The film was also known under the title False Faces in the United Kingdom and The Legion of Valour in Australia.[1][2]

Let 'Em Have It
Eric Linden-Joyce Compton in Let 'Em Have It.jpg
Still with Eric Linden and Joyce Compton
Directed by Sam Wood
Produced by Edward Small
Written by Joseph Moncure Mach
Elmer Harris
Starring Richard Arlen
Virginia Bruce
Bruce Cabot
Reliance Pictures
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
Country United States
Language English



An FBI agent tracks down a gang leader.



The film was shot at Pathe Studios.[3] It was one of a series of movies that came out around this time about "G-Men".[4] with the film giving the audience a look a FBI Headquarters and the training of a Special Agent[5]


  1. ^ Film information at TCMDB
  2. ^ Newspaper Article at Trove
  3. ^ "Mystery to Be Screened: While Patient Slept to Open Thursday." Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 04 Mar. 1935: 19.
  4. ^ "Close Finish Looms in Race Between Studios' "G-Men": Five Pictures, All Dealing With Exploits of Federal Agents, About to Hit Screen Together, Start New Cycle Close Finish Seen in Race." Woolfenden, John R., Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 14 Apr. 1935: A1
  5. ^ p. 86 Powers, Richard Gid G-men, Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture Southern Illinois University Press, 1 Nov. 1983

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