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 Anne Seymour in All the King's Men (1949)
  • John Ireland in All the King's Men (1949)
  • John Ireland in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford and Walter Burke in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford in All the King's Men (1949)

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Trivia

Producer-director Robert Rossen offered the role of Willie Stark to John Wayne. Rossen sent a copy of the script to Wayne's agent, Charles K. Feldman, who forwarded it to Wayne. After reading the script, Wayne sent it back with an angry letter attached. In it, he told Feldman that before ... ...


Quotes

Jack Burden: You throw money around like it was money.


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.

Storyline

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Genres

Drama | Film-Noir

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