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Born Reckless is a 1937 gangster film directed by Malcolm St. Clair and Gustav Machatý (St. Clair received sole directorial credit) and starring Brian Donlevy andRochelle Hudson. Donlevy plays a race-car champion who infiltrates a mob-run taxi cab company. Barton MacLane plays the chief mobster.


Bob Kane (Brian Donlevy), an auto racer, becomes a cab driver for a company that is being strong-armed by Jim Barnes (Barton MacLane) and his gangsters trying to gain control of all of the city's taxi companies.


  • Rochelle Hudson as Sybil Roberts
  • Brian Donlevy as Bob 'Hurry' Kane
  • Barton MacLane as Jim Barnes
  • Robert Kent as Lee Martin
  • Harry Carey as Dad Martin
  • Pauline Moore as Dorothy Collins
  • Chick Chandler as Windy Bowman
  • William Pawley as Mac
  • Francis McDonald as Louie
  • George Walcott as Danny Horton (as George Wolcott)
  • Joseph Crehan as District Attorney