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

Willie Stark: They tried to ruin me, but they are ruined. They tried to ruin me because they didn't like what I have done. Do you like what I've done?


Goofs

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

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Film-Noir

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