The Sellout (1951)

The Sellout




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In this socially conscious newspaper drama, an idealistic newspaper editor tries to launch a public crusade against the corrupt sheriff who has been terrorizing the town. The editor ends up kidnapped, but fortunately, the states attorney continues with the cause. The sheriff is brought to trial, but as none of the witnesses are willing to speak against him, it looks like he will be acquitted. Even the recently returned editor refuses to testify. He remains silent because his son-in-law is … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Charles Palmer


as Haven D. Allridge

as Chick Johnson

as Cleo Bethel

as Peggy Stauton

as Sheriff Kellwin C. B...

as Randy Stauton

as Buck Maxwell

as Nelson S. Tarsson

as Ned Grayton

as Bennie Amboy

as Judge Neeler

as J.R. Morrisson

as Elk M. Ludens

as Wilfred Jackson

as Sam F. Slaper

as Truck Driver

as Court Clerk

as Court Stenographer

as Little Jake

as Jennie Nova

as Smoke Shop Proprieto...

as Barney the Taxi Driv...

as Bartender

as Big Jake

as Prisoner

as Police Chief

as Fat Woman
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Its tale of corruption and intimidation by the law enforcers is old news.

Full Review… | February 9, 2011
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