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The Public Pays (1936)

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Short | 19 min | Crime, Drama, Short

A protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken through the persistence of law enforcement and the courage of a local businessman.
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John C. Higgins (story) (screenplay)
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Updated Oct 10, 1936

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Oct 10, 1936 (United States)

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25 cast members
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Richard Alexander
Drunken Hood Who Knocks Over Milk Wagon (uncredited) Drunken Hood Who Knocks Over Milk Wagon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Bedford
Markovitz's Secretary (uncredited) Markovitz's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Bradley
Grocer (uncredited) Grocer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Clark
Officer Jerry (uncredited) Officer Jerry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Ross Clarke
Paige's Secretary (uncredited) Paige's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dilson
Moore, Milk Company Executive (uncredited) Moore, Milk Company Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Woman from the Relief Bureau (uncredited) Woman from the Relief Bureau (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karl Hackett
Markovitz, Milk Company Executive (uncredited) Markovitz, Milk Company Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Officer Donovan (uncredited) Officer Donovan (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Humbert
Simonelli, Italian Milk Dealer (uncredited) Simonelli, Italian Milk Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Kendall
Police Chief John Carney (uncredited) Police Chief John Carney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert LeBaron
Racketeer (uncredited) Racketeer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boots Lebaron
Sonny (uncredited) Sonny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivan Miller
Charles Paige (uncredited) Charles Paige (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Pawley
Kelly (uncredited) Kelly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Puglia
Moran's Hood (uncredited) Moran's Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rice
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cap Somers
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
John Allgren, Department of Justice (uncredited) John Allgren, Department of Justice (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
Moran (uncredited) Moran (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Chief's Assistant (uncredited) Chief's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phillip Trent
MGM Crime Reporter (uncredited) MGM Crime Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Bartley - Moran's Assistant (uncredited) Bartley - Moran's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Vogeding
Dickman, Milk Company Executive (uncredited) Dickman, Milk Company Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Waller
The Association's Landlord (uncredited) The Association's Landlord (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 129 votes