There was nothing these women wouldn’t do! The wild parties, drinking and decadence of the 1930’s was… ILLEGAL!!!
First time on DVD!Starring Isabel Elsom (My Fair Lady) and Ivor Barnard (Great Expectations), Illegal is the story of Evelyn Dean (Elsom), a woman driven to the edge by her no-good alcoholic second husband Franklyn (D.A. Clarke-Smith, The Man Who Knew Too Much). When Evelyn finds out her money has been squandered away on booze and gambling, she kicks Franklyn out and tries to figure a way to get back on her feet. Since gambling and drink had taken all her money, Evelyn decides to open her own after hours nightclub, which becomes an overnight success.
Only the Roan DVD edition of Illegal can offer these bonus features:
- Informative introduction and film history by Lou Lumenick, Chief Film Critic for the New York Post
- Bonus serial: the first episode from Roan’s release of the Lon Chaney Jr. western The Last Frontier
- Featurette on Women’s Liberation in the Golden Era of Hollywood, hosted by Lloyd Kaufman
- Short film: The Radiation March
- and much more!