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The Racket (1928)

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84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges.
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Writers
Bartlett Cormack (from the stage success of) (adaptation) | Del Andrews (scenario) | Tom Miranda (titles)
Composer
Robert Israel (version: 2004 alternate)
Cinematographer
Tony Gaudio (photographed by)
Editor
Eddie Adams (edited by)
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Updated Jun 30, 1928

Release date
Nov 1, 1928 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Thomas Meighan
Captain James McQuigg Captain James McQuigg   See fewer
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Louis Wolheim
Nick Scarsi Nick Scarsi   See fewer
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Marie Prevost
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes   See fewer
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G. Pat Collins
Patrolman Johnson (as Pat Collins) Patrolman Johnson (as Pat Collins)   See fewer
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George E. Stone
Joe Scarsi (as George Stone) Joe Scarsi (as George Stone)   See fewer
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Sam De Grasse
District Attorney Welch (as Sam DeGrasse) District Attorney Welch (as Sam DeGrasse)   See fewer
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Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
Miller (as Skeets Gallagher) Miller (as Skeets Gallagher)   See fewer
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Lee Moran
Pratt Pratt   See fewer
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John Darrow
Dave Ames - Cub Reporter Dave Ames - Cub Reporter   See fewer
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Dan Wolheim
Sgt. Turck Sgt. Turck   See fewer
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Frank Austin
Man at Funeral (uncredited) Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Brennan
Man on Street in Front of Barber Shop (uncredited) Man on Street in Front of Barber Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dime
Rival Gang Lookout (uncredited) Rival Gang Lookout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Farley
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Orchestra Leader (uncredited) Orchestra Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sydney Jarvis
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Marlo
Chick's Chauffeur (uncredited) Chick's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burr McIntosh
The Old Man - Political Kingpin (uncredited) The Old Man - Political Kingpin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat McKee
Man at Funeral (uncredited) Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Milestone
Speakeasy Doorman with Cigar (uncredited) Speakeasy Doorman with Cigar (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Detective Frisking Nick (uncredited) Detective Frisking Nick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perry
Scarsi's Henchman (uncredited) Scarsi's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Scarsi's Henchman (uncredited) Scarsi's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nick Thompson
Man at Funeral (uncredited) Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Wilson
Man at Funeral (uncredited) Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 863 votes