The Hucksters (1947) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Hucksters (1947)





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In this film, Clark Gable plays Vic Norman, a radio advertising executive just returned from WWII. His wartime experiences have soured him on the phony aspects of his profession; nonetheless, he takes a job with the biggest and phoniest agency in town, headed by the glad-handing Kimberly.

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Clark Gable
as Victor Albee Norman
Deborah Kerr
as Kay Dorrance
Sydney Greenstreet
as Evan Llewellyn Evans
Adolphe Menjou
as Mr. Kimberly
Ava Gardner
as Jean Ogilvie
Keenan Wynn
as Buddy Hare
Edward Arnold
as Dave Lash
Frank Albertson
as Max Herman
Clinton Sundberg
as Michael Michaelson
Douglas Fowley
as Georgie Gaver
Gloria Holden
as Mrs. Kimberly
Kathryn Card
as Regina Kennedy
Lillian Bronson
as Miss Hammer
Vera Marshe
as Secretary
Ralph Bunker
as Allison
Virginia Dale
as Kimberly Receptionist
George O'Hanlon
as Freddie Callahan
Ransom Sherman
as George Rockton
Tom Stevenson
as Paul Evans
John Hiestand
as Radio Announcer
Richard Abbott
as Elevator Starter
Anne Nagel
as Teletypist
Joan Valerie
as Receptionist
Almeda Fowler
as Woman in Elevator
Byron Morgan
as Radio Soundman
Tiny Jones
as Flower Woman
Jack Rice
as Clerk
Sammy McKim
as Western Union messenger
Edwin Cooper
as Harry Spooner
Mahlon Hamilton
as Businessman
Harry V. Cheshire
as Joe Lorrison
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Critic Reviews for The Hucksters

All Critics (4)

Even the broadly farcical elements of its presentation here have the ring of truth.

July 15, 2021 | Full Review…

I dislike the movie as I disliked what little I could read of the book: for I find uniquely nauseating the spectacle of incurable corruption laboring under delusions of honesty.

June 28, 2021 | Full Review…

This topical chronice of Madison Avenue was one of Gable's most popular films after WWII; it features Deborah Kerr in her first American movie

August 11, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Even though the film turns out as a passable farce it doesn't have the same sting as the book.

May 15, 2009 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Hucksters

Great cast, Ava is breath taking. One of Gable's better post war films.

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