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Adapted from one of Dashiell Hammett's best novels, The Glass Key is a lively and straightforward melodrama of political corruption and urban intrigue. George Raft plays Ed Beaumont, the right-hand man to genial ward heeler Paul Madvig (Edward Arnold), who wants to clean up his political act. On the eve of a major election, Madvig is implicated in a murder, and it's up to Beaumont to help him out.

  1. Kathryn Scola

    Screenplay

  2. Kubec Glasmon

    Screenplay

  3. Frank Tuttle

    Director

  4. Dashiell Hammett

    Novel

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  1. George Raft

    George Raft

    Ed Beaumont

  2. Edward Arnold

    Edward Arnold

    Paul Madvig

  3. Claire Dodd

    Claire Dodd

    Janet Henry

  4. Rosalind Keith

    Rosalind Keith

    Opal Madvig

  5. Charles Richman

    Charles Richman

    Senator John T. Henry

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Status Released

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  • June 15, 1935
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

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