Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle’s small match factory. By expert manipulation of everyone and employment of femmes-fatale, he parlays this into a match monopoly, expanding over many countries. Finally he meets a woman so gorgeous she turns his head away from a business that needs constant financial manipulation to survive. Based on the real career of Ivar Kreuger.
|Released:||December 31, 1932|
|Companies:||First National Pictures First National Pictures|
|Cast:||Warren William Lili Damita Glenda Farrell Juliette Compton|
|Crew:||Einar Thorvaldson Houston Branch Sidney Sutherland Howard Bretherton William Keighley|
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