Manpower (1941) - Rotten Tomatoes


Manpower (1941)





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In this blue-collar melodrama, two power-company linemen vie for the affections of a nightclub hostess.


Edward G. Robinson
as Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry
George Raft
as Johnny Marshall
Alan Hale
as Jumbo Wells
Eve Arden
as Dolly
Barton MacLane
as Smiley Quinn
Walter Catlett
as Sidney Whipple
Joyce Compton
as Scarlett
Ward Bond
as Eddie Adams
Egon Brecher
as Pop Duval
Ben Welden
as Al Hurst
Carl Harbaugh
as Noisy Nash
Barbara Land
as Marilyn
Ralph Dunn
as Man at Phone
Harry Strang
as Foreman
Nat Carr
as Waiter
John Kelly
as Bouncer
Isabel Withers
as Floor Nurse
James Flavin
as Orderly
Nella Walker
as Floorlady
Harry Holman
as Justice of the Peace
Dorothy Vaughan
as Mrs. Boyle
W. Beal Wong
as Chinese Singer
Jane Randolph
as Hat Check Girl
Eddy Chandler
as Detective
Lee Phelps
as Detective
Billy Wayne
as Taxi Driver
Joyce Bryant
as Miss Brewster
Joe Devlin
as Bartender
Pat McKee
as Bouncer
Georgia Caine
as Head Nurse
Fred Graham
as Lineman
Murray Alper
as Lineman
Dick Wessel
as Lineman
Harry Seymour
as Piano Player
Jean Ames
as Thelma
Frank Mayo
as Doorman
William Gould
as Desk Sergeant
Leah Baird
as Matron
Lynne Baggett
as Bit Part
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Critic Reviews for Manpower

All Critics (3)

The direction is magnificent and the comic part, excellent. [Full review in Spanish]

September 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Working man melodrama with good visual style.

July 17, 2009 | Full Review…

Lively, overwrought and conventional.

June 17, 2009 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Manpower


Heated dramatics made great by the wonderful Robinson and Marlene Dietrich.

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