Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
Al Clark did the original cut but had trouble putting all the footage that Robert Rossen had shot into a coherent narrative. Robert Parrish was brought onboard by Rossen and Harry Cohn, to see what he could do. Since Rossen had a hard time cutting anything he shot, after several weeks of ... ...
You wanna know what my platform is? Here it is. I'm gonna soak the fat boys and spread it out thin.
In the locker room scene, the towel draped over Tom's shoulders keeps changing positions.
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