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, John Ireland, and A.C. Tillman in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford, Walter Burke, John Ireland, and Shepperd Strudwick in All the King's Men (1949)

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Trivia

Robert Penn Warren's novel, upon which the film was based, was published in 1946. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. Writer-director Robert Rossen purchased the film rights himself, and was then able to broker a deal with Columbia Pictures. He shifted the focus of the novel ... ...


Quotes

Funeral Attendee: Oh Lord, I am punished for voting against an honest man!


Goofs

In the locker room scene, the towel draped over Tom's shoulders keeps changing positions.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Film-Noir

Details

Release Date:

January 1950

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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