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The Sellout1952

The Sellout (1952)





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In this drama, an idealistic newspaper editor tries to launch a public crusade against a corrupt sheriff. The editor ends up kidnapped, but fortunately, the states attorney continues with the cause. The sheriff is brought to trial, but none of the witnesses are willing to speak against him.


Walter Pidgeon
as Haven D. Allridge
John Hodiak
as Chick Johnson
Audrey Totter
as Cleo Bethel
Paula Raymond
as Peggy Stauton
Thomas Gomez
as Sheriff Kellwin C. Burke
Cameron Mitchell
as Randy Stauton
Karl Malden
as Buck Maxwell
Everett Sloane
as Nelson S. Tarsson
Jonathan Cott
as Ned Grayton
Frank Cady
as Bennie Amboy
Hugh Sanders
as Judge Neeler
Griff Barnett
as J.R. Morrisson
Burt Mustin
as Elk M. Ludens
Whit Bissell
as Wilfred Jackson
Roy Engel
as Sam F. Slaper
Jeff Richards
as Truck Driver
Vernon Rich
as Court Clerk
Cy Stephens
as Court Stenographer
Frankie Darro
as Little Jake
Ann Tyrrell
as Jennie Nova
Benny Rubin
as Smoke Shop Proprietor
Robert B. Williams
as Barney the Taxi Driver
Jack Sherman
as Bartender
John Dierkes
as Big Jake
Roy Butler
as Prisoner
Cliff Clark
as Police Chief
Mabel Smaney
as Fat Woman
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All Critics (1)

Its tale of corruption and intimidation by the law enforcers is old news.

February 9, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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