Manpower

  • 1941
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Robinson and Raft are two-fisted, hard-drinking linemen who compete for the affections of hostess Dietrich in this no-holds-barred melodrama. Both brawlers are close friends and, during a storm, work desperately to repair some damaged lines. Robinson brushes against a high-voltage live wire and one of his legs becomes paralyzed. Later, Brecher, another...read more

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In the scene recreated in Warren Beatty's Bugsy, 1991, Johnny (George Raft) warns Fay (Marlene Dietrich) to stay away from his pal, in Raoul Walsh's M (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Robinson and Raft are two-fisted, hard-drinking linemen who compete for the affections of hostess Dietrich in this no-holds-barred melodrama. Both brawlers are close friends and, during a storm, work desperately to repair some damaged lines. Robinson brush… (more)

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