The Match King (1932)

12/31/1932 (US) Drama 1h 19m
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Overview

Unscrupulous Chicago janitor Paul Kroll uses deceit to fund a return trip to his homeland of Sweden. There, via ongoing continuing deceit and manipulation, he gradually attains a monopoly on the matchstick market in several countries and becomes an influential international figure. Based on the true story of Ivar Kreuger.

  1. Howard Bretherton

    Director

  2. William Keighley

    Director

  3. Einar Thorvaldson

    Novel

  4. Sidney Sutherland

    Screenplay

  5. Houston Branch

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Warren William

    Warren William

    Paul Kroll

  2. Lili Damita

    Lili Damita

    Marta Molnar

  3. Glenda Farrell

    Glenda Farrell

    Babe

  4. Juliette Compton

    Juliette Compton

    Sonia Lombard

  5. Claire Dodd

    Claire Dodd

    Ilse Wagner

  6. Harold Huber

    Harold Huber

    Scarlatti

  7. John Wray

    John Wray

    Foreman of Janitors

  8. Spencer Charters

    Oscar

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The Match King

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79

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