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.
Residents of the area around Stockton, California, were used as extras in the film; often, director Robert Rossen would give them speaking parts and film the "rehearsals" to get a more spontaneous effect.
You throw money around like it was money.
In the locker room scene, the towel draped over Tom's shoulders keeps changing positions.
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