The Racket

  • 1951
  • 1 HR 28 MIN
  • NR
  • Crime

This hard-hitting melodrama was the second film adaptation of Bartlett Cormack's popular 1920s play from Howard Hughes, who released a version in 1928 and updated the story here to tie it in with the then-controversial Kefauver crime hearings, which had captured the TV viewing audience of the day. Mitchum (in a switch from his usual casting) plays a tough, more

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Director (2 Credits)
Writer (2 Credits)
W.R. Burnett
William Wister Haines
Source (1 Credit)
Bartlett Cormack
Producer (1 Credit)
Edmund Grainger
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
George E. Diskant
Editor (1 Credit)
Sherman Todd
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Roy Webb
Art Director (2 Credits)
Albert S. D'Agostino
Set Decorator (2 Credits)
Darrell Silvera
Costumes (1 Credit)
Michael Woulfe
Music Director (1 Credit)
C. Bakaleinikoff
Make Up (1 Credit)
Mel Berns

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