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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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  • Joanne Dru and John Ireland in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Joanne Dru and John Ireland in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Mercedes McCambridge in All the King's Men (1949)

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Trivia

Mercedes McCambridge was cast after she got angry with the producers. She and other actresses were kept waiting in an office in New York City during open auditions. McCambridge told the producers off and stormed out of the office. They called her back and eventually ... ...


Quotes

Jack Burden: Appeal to their emotions. Make them laugh; make them cry; make them mad, even if they get mad at you. But for heaven's sake, don't try to improve their minds.


Goofs

When Tommy first takes the field, the referee is towards the left and Tommy is to the right, really not anywhere near each other, yet the ref's arm is visible in the close up.

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Genres

Drama | Film-Noir

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