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The Great McGinty (1940)

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82 min | Comedy

Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics, but he endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty.
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Friedrich Hollaender (as Frederick Hollander)
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Aug 23, 1940 (United States)

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51 cast members
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Brian Donlevy
Dan McGinty Dan McGinty   See fewer
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Muriel Angelus
Catherine McGinty Catherine McGinty   See fewer
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Akim Tamiroff
The Boss The Boss   See fewer
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Allyn Joslyn
George George   See fewer
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William Demarest
Skeeters - The Politician Skeeters - The Politician   See fewer
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Louis Jean Heydt
Tommy Thompson Tommy Thompson   See fewer
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Harry Rosenthal
Louie - The Boss' Bodyguard Louie - The Boss' Bodyguard   See fewer
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Arthur Hoyt
Mayor Wilfred H. Tillinghast Mayor Wilfred H. Tillinghast   See fewer
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Libby Taylor
Bessy - The Colored Maid Bessy - The Colored Maid   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
Mr. Maxwell Mr. Maxwell   See fewer
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Steffi Duna
The Dancing Girl The Dancing Girl   See fewer
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Esther Howard
Madame Juliette La Jolla Madame Juliette La Jolla   See fewer
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Frank Moran
The Boss' Chauffeur (as Frank C. Moran) The Boss' Chauffeur (as Frank C. Moran)   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
The Lookout - At Felgman's The Lookout - At Felgman's   See fewer
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Dewey Robinson
Benny Felgman Benny Felgman   See fewer
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Donnie Kerr
Donnie - Catherine's Boy, Age 4 Donnie - Catherine's Boy, Age 4   See fewer
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Mary Thomas
Mary - Catherine's Girl, Age 6 Mary - Catherine's Girl, Age 6   See fewer
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Drew Roddy
Donnie - Catherine's Boy, Age 9 Donnie - Catherine's Boy, Age 9   See fewer
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Sheila Sheldon
Mary - Catherine's Girl, Age 11 Mary - Catherine's Girl, Age 11   See fewer
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George Anderson
Charlie - Cashier (uncredited) Charlie - Cashier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sylvia Andrew
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William 'Billy' Benedict
Farm Boy (uncredited) Farm Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Blum
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Carle
Dr. Jonas J. Jarvis - Card Player in Cantina (uncredited) Dr. Jonas J. Jarvis - Card Player in Cantina (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Cassidy
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Drake
Switchboard Operator (uncredited) Switchboard Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Edmunds
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Betty Farrington
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Byron Foulger
Governor's Secretary (uncredited) Governor's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke Green
Double (uncredited) Double (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
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Lorimer Johnston
Old Crackpot (uncredited) Old Crackpot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles McAvoy
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wanda McKay
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George Melford
Senior Senator (uncredited) Senior Senator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles R. Moore
McGinty's Valet (uncredited) McGinty's Valet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Saloon Extra (uncredited) Saloon Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Newlan
Prisoner Demanding Quiet (uncredited) Prisoner Demanding Quiet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enrique Orona
Libertad - Mexican Boy (uncredited) Libertad - Mexican Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
Policeman at Soup Kitchen (uncredited) Policeman at Soup Kitchen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Phillips
New Manicurist (uncredited) New Manicurist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Potel
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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C.L. Sherwood
Guard at Jail (uncredited) Guard at Jail (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Shumway
Mike - Cop (uncredited) Mike - Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Soderling
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Larry Steers
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Kay Stewart
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Dorothy Vernon
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Bess Wade
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Pat West
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7.5 / 10 | 3,028 votes