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The Racket
(1928) American
B&W : Eight reels / 7646 feet
Directed by Lewis Milestone

Cast: Thomas Meighan [Captain McQuigg], Marie Prevost [Helen Hayes], Louis Wolheim [Nick Scarsi], George E. Stone [Joe Scarsi], John Darrow [Ames], ‘Skeets’ Gallagher [Miller], Lee Moran [Pratt], Lucien Prival [Chick], Tony Marlo [chauffeur], Henry Sedley [Corcan], Sam de Grasse [district attorney], Burr McIntosh [old man], G. Pat Collins [Officer Johnson]

Caddo Company production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by [?] Howard Hughes? Scenario by Harry Behn and Del Andrews, from the adaptation by Bartlett Cormack of the play The Racket by Bartlett Cormack. Cinematography by Tony Gaudio. Intertitles by Eddie Adams. Edited by Tom Miranda. Presented by Howard Hughes. / Premiered 30 June 1928 in New York, New York. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.

Drama: Crime.

Survival status: Print exists in the University of Nevada Las Vegas Film Department film archive (Howard Hughes collection).

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Criminals - Law: District attorneys - Police: Policemen

Listing updated: 15 June 2010.

References: Bondanella-Hollywood pp. 181, 182; Jewell-RKO p. 255; Parish-Gangster pp. 2, 325-326, 327.

 
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