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 in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, and Mercedes McCambridge in All the King's Men (1949)
  • Broderick Crawford, Walter Burke, Ralph Dumke, Richard Hale, John Ireland, and Anne Seymour 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'll never live to be impeached!
Willie Stark: Boy, I'll live to be President!


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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