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Hoodlum Empire (1952)

Hoodlum Empire (1952)

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The Kefauver organized crime investigations of the early 1950s inspired this mob melodrama, about a crusading politician (Brian Donlevy) on a mission to bring down Mafia boss Nicky Mansani (Luther Adler).

Cast

Brian Donlevy
as Sen. William J. 'Bill' Stephens
Claire Trevor
as Connie Williams
Forrest Tucker
as Charles A. 'Charley' Pignatalli
Vera Ralston
as Marte 'Marty' Dufour Gray
Luther Adler
as Nicky Mansani
John Russell
as Joe Gray
Gene Lockhart
as Sen. Tower
Grant Withers
as Rev. Andrews
Taylor Holmes
as Benjamin Lawton
Roy Barcroft
as Louie Draper
William Murphy
as Pete Dailey
Richard Jaeckel
as Ted Dawson
Don Beddoe
as Sen. Blake
Roy Roberts
as Chief Tayls
Phillip Pine
as Louis Barretti
Pat Flaherty
as Mikkelson
Ric Roman
as Fergus
Don Haggerty
as Mark Flynn
Francis Pierlot
as Uncle Jean
Sarah Spencer
as Mrs. Stephens
Thomas Browne Henry
as Cmdr. Mermant
Dick Wessel
as Keiller
Fred Kohler Jr.
as German Soldier
William Schallert
as Inquiry Clerk
John Phillips
as Radio Commander
Joe Bailey
as Eckert of the FBI
Lee Shumway
as US Marshal
Charles Trowbridge
as Commissioner Garrison
John Halloran
as Inspector Willard
Gil Herman
as Officer O'Neil
Mervin Williams
as Floyd, the Servant
Matty Fain
as Eddie Fostie
Sid Tomack
as Meyers
Eddie Foster
as Doorman
Dick Paxton
as Elevator Operator
Sam Scar
as Sporty
Don Michael Drysdale
as Joe Gray's Boy
Andy Brennan
as Taxi Driver
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Critic Reviews for Hoodlum Empire

All Critics (1)

The gangster melodramatics are all too familiar.

February 14, 2011 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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