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Overview

It's a deadly play for power when a Mafia chieftain's top gun goes straight and threatens to testify against the big boss and his cruel, nationwide network of crime. The picture, which was shot in a semi-documentary style, was inspired by the Kefauver investigations of 1950-51.

  1. Joseph Kane

    Director

  2. Bruce Manning

    Writer

  3. Robert Considine

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Brian Donlevy

    Brian Donlevy

    Sen. William J. 'Bill' Stephens

  2. Claire Trevor

    Claire Trevor

    Connie Williams

  3. Forrest Tucker

    Forrest Tucker

    Charles A. 'Charley' Pignatalli

  4. Vera Ralston

    Vera Ralston

    Marte 'Marty' Dufour Gray

  5. Luther Adler

    Luther Adler

    Nicholas 'Nick' Mancani

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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 15, 1952
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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