25 best Prohibition movies

The Petrified Forest (1936)

Hollywood royalty abound here, with Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis and Leslie Howard lives intersecting at a Depression era diner in the Petrified Forest area of Arizona. The movie was Bogart’s first major role, and he was only cast at Howard’s insistence – the two having played the same roles in the Broadway play. Years later, Bogart named his daughter Leslie in honour of Howard, who was killed in World War II.

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