Let 'Em Have It

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 bySam Wood
Produced byEdward Small
Written byJoseph Moncure Mach
Elmer Harris
StarringRichard Arlen
Virginia Bruce
Bruce Cabot
Edited byGrant Whytock
Reliance Pictures
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
CountryUnited States


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. ^ Let 'Em Have It at the TCM Movie Database
  2. ^ Newspaper Article at Trove
  3. ^ "Mystery to Be Screened: While Patient Slept to Open Thursday". Los Angeles Times. Mar 4, 1935. p. 19.
  4. ^ Woolfenden, John R. (Apr 14, 1935). "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". Los Angeles Times. p. A1.
  5. ^ Powers, Richard Gid (1 Nov 1983). G-men, Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture. Southern Illinois University Press. p. 86.

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