All the King's Men (1949)

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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.


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  • Broderick Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford in All the King's Men (1949)
  • John Derek, Broderick Crawford, Joanne Dru, John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge, and Shepperd Strudwick in All the King's Men (1949)
  • John Derek, Broderick Crawford, Walter Burke, Joanne Dru, John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge, and Shepperd Strudwick in All the King's Men (1949)
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Trivia

After Robert Rossen took the Fifth Amendment when he was questioned by the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, Columbia broke all connections with him and bought all rights and residuals in the films he made for the studio, including this one. In ... ...


Quotes

Jack Burden: What's so special about him?
Madison, the Editor: They say he's an honest man.


Goofs

When the doctor is playing a waltz at the piano, the right hand portion of the music continues even when he lifts his right hand -- twice! -- to pick up a drink.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Film-Noir

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