The Great McGinty (1940)

08/23/1940 (US) Comedy 1h 22m


Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city's political machine to help with vote fraud. His great aptitude for this brings rapid promotion from "the boss," who finally decides he'd be ideal as a new, nominally "reform" mayor; but this candidacy requires marriage. His in-name-only marriage to honest Catherine proves the beginning of the end for dishonest Dan...

  1. Preston Sturges

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Brian Donlevy

    Brian Donlevy

    Daniel 'Dan' McGinty

  2. Muriel Angelus

    Muriel Angelus

    Catharine McGinty

  3. Akim Tamiroff

    Akim Tamiroff

    The Boss

  4. Allyn Joslyn

    Allyn Joslyn


  5. William Demarest

    William Demarest

    Skeeters - The Politician

  6. Louis Jean Heydt

    Louis Jean Heydt

    Tommy Thompson

  7. Harry Rosenthal

    Louie - The Boss' Bodyguard

  8. Arthur Hoyt

    Arthur Hoyt

    Mayor Wilfred H. Tillinghast

  9. Libby Taylor

    Bessy - The Maid

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The Great McGinty
The Great McGinty

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Original Language English

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