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King of the Underworld (1939)

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67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carole Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board.
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Writers
George Bricker (screen play) | Vincent Sherman (screen play) | W.R. Burnett (adapted from a story by)
Cinematographer
Sidney Hickox (photography) (as Sid Hickox)
Editor
Frank DeWar (as Frank Dewar)
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Status
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Updated Jan 7, 1939

Release date
Jan 14, 1939 (United States)

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50 cast members
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Humphrey Bogart
Joe Gurney Joe Gurney   See fewer
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Kay Francis
Carole Nelson Carole Nelson   See fewer
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James Stephenson
Bill Stevens Bill Stevens   See fewer
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John Eldredge
Niles Nelson Niles Nelson   See fewer
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Jessie Busley
Aunt Josephine Aunt Josephine   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Dr. Sanders Dr. Sanders   See fewer
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Raymond Brown
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Harland Tucker
Mr. Ames Mr. Ames   See fewer
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Ralph Remley
Mr. Robert Mr. Robert   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Porky Porky   See fewer
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Richard Bond
Interne Interne   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
District Attorney District Attorney   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Dr. Ryan Dr. Ryan   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
Dr. Jacobs (as Ed Stanley) Dr. Jacobs (as Ed Stanley)   See fewer
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Sherwood Bailey
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clem Bevans
Villager #3 (uncredited) Villager #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Bert - the Farmer (uncredited) Bert - the Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Bruno
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nat Carr
Second Villager (uncredited) Second Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Deputy Shooting Bill (uncredited) Deputy Shooting Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
First Policeman (uncredited) First Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Chief of Police (uncredited) Chief of Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harron
G-Man (uncredited) G-Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Harvey
Chic - a Gangster (uncredited) Chic - a Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Heywood
Clem (uncredited) Clem (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Hoffman Jr.
Second Policeman (uncredited) Second Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Kuhn
Young Boy (uncredited) Young Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Drug Store Clerk (uncredited) Drug Store Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul M. MacWilliams
Anaesthetist (uncredited) Anaesthetist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
G-Man (uncredited) G-Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy O'Gatty
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Quine
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Townsman Running (uncredited) Townsman Running (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Robinson
Second Nurse (uncredited) Second Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janet Shaw
Blonde Nurse (uncredited) Blonde Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Stockdale
First Villager (uncredited) First Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doc Stone
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Farmer's Wife (uncredited) Farmer's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 929 votes