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Parole Fixer (1940)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 February 1940 (USA)
This expose of the U.S. parole system, as seen through the eyes of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, takes dead aim on lawyers who manipulate the justice system in order to get undeserving ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Florey

Writers:

J. Edgar Hoover (book), William R. Lipman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Henry ... Scott Britton
Virginia Dale ... Enid Casserly
Robert Paige ... Steve Eddson
Gertrude Michael ... Collette Menthe
Richard Denning ... Bruce Eaton
Fay Helm ... Rita Mattison
Anthony Quinn ... Francis 'Big Boy' Bradmore
Harvey Stephens ... Bartley Hanford
Marjorie Gateson ... Mrs. Thorton Casserly
Charlotte Wynters ... Nellie
Lyle Talbot ... Ross Waring
Louise Beavers ... Aunt Lindy
Paul McGrath ... Tyler Craden
Wilfred Roberts Wilfred Roberts ... Frank Preston
Jack Carson ... George Mattison
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Storyline

This expose of the U.S. parole system, as seen through the eyes of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, takes dead aim on lawyers who manipulate the justice system in order to get undeserving convicts parole from prisons. The point is made when FBI agents Scott Britton'William Henry (I)') and Ross Waring (Lyle Talbot) are assigned to track down "Big Boy" Bradmore (Anthony Quinn, who after getting an undeserved parole, via the efforts of a shyster lawyer, promptly murders an FBI agent. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@sudddenlink.net>

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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De 3 G-Mænd See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. Its first documented telecast took place in Omaha Friday 6 March 1959 on KETV (Channel 7); not exactly a frequent flyer, it was not taken off the shelf again until it aired in Minneapolis Saturday 14 November 1959 on WTCN (Channel 11), and then again in both Toledo and San Francisco 19 March 1960 on WTOL (Channel 11) and KPIX (Channel 5); in Lowell, Massachusetts, serving the Boston area, it was first telecast 19 June 1960 on WBZ (Channel 4). See more »

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