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The Racket(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.

Cast & Crew

John Cromwell Director
Robert Mitchum Capt. Tom McQuigg
Lizabeth Scott Irene Hayes
Robert Ryan Nick Scanlon
William Talman Bob Johnson
Ray Collins Mortimer X. Welsh
Joyce MacKenzie Mary McQuigg
Robert Hutton Dave Ames
Virginia Huston Lucy Johnson
William Conrad Sgt. Turk
Walter Sande Delaney
Les Tremayne Chief Harry Craig
Don Porter R. G. Connolly
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Philadelphia, PA opening: 25 Oct 1951; Los Angeles opening: 9 Nov 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  An Edmund Grainger Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  89-90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,999    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Racket Science

    H.A.C. 2017-11-15

    It is always impressive to see real men LOOK at each other whether in agreement or not as the male cast in this movie did! The actresses were fine too... MORE>

  • Really Liked Mitchum As Police Capt

    mitch 2016-09-30

    Ryan vs Mitchum,add Scott,Conrad and a host of great character actors,and esp Bill Talman and this wa a great film!As good as Detective Story! MORE>

  • It's a (Not so) Tough Racket

    PendanticMFr 2016-05-30

    Too static, hewing too close to a police procedural to be a full blown hard-boiled film noir, still watchable for hardcore fans of the genre for... MORE>