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

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In adapting the novel for the screen, Robert Rossen made many changes: While the focus of the film is the character of Willie Stark, Jack Burden is the focus in the novel. Willie's political party is unidentified in the picture, as is the state that elects him ... ...


Quotes

Willie Stark: You wanna know what my platform is? Here it is. I'm gonna soak the fat boys and spread it out thin.


Goofs

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

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Drama | Film-Noir

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