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The Racket(1928)

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Brief Synopsis

In this silent film, a renegade police captain sets out to catch a sadistic mob boss.

Cast & Crew

Thomas Meighan Captain McQuigg
Marie Prevost Helen Hayes, an entertainer
Louis Wolheim Nick Scarsi, bootleg king
George Stone Joe Scarsi, Nick's brother
John Darrow Ames, a cub reporter
Skeets Gallagher Miller, a reporter
Lee Moran Pratt, a reporter
Lucien Prival Chick, a gangster
Tony Marlo Chick's chauffeur
Henry Sedley Corcan, a bootlegger
Sam De Grasse District Attorney
Burr McIntosh "The Old Man"
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1928 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Sound:  Mono, Silent Production Co:  Caddo Co.
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,646    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • The Racket is terrific

    Brian 2013-02-19

    Just finished watching THE RACKET. What a great movie. One of the all time best gangster flics I have ever seen. Very impressive!! MORE>

  • the original

    DevlinCarnate 2013-02-19

    re-made later with Robert Mitchum and Robert Ryan under the same title,sorry i missed this showing,but definitely check out the aforementioned remake MORE>

  • Where's the DVD

    Tom 2012-07-09

    I saw this movie with my wife on July 9, 2012 and loved it. It is definitely a product of it's time with the rampant corruption that occurred during... MORE>