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Parole Fixer (1940)

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68 min | Action, Crime, Drama

This expose of the U.S. parole system, as seen through the eyes of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, takes dead aim on lawyers who manipulate the justice system in order to get undeserving convicts parole from prisons. The point is made when ...See moreThis expose of the U.S. parole system, as seen through the eyes of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, takes dead aim on lawyers who manipulate the justice system in order to get undeserving convicts parole from prisons. The point is made when FBI agents Scott Britton'William Henry (I)') and Ross Waring (Lyle Talbot) are assigned to track down "Big Boy" Bradmore (Anthony Quinn, who after getting an undeserved parole, via the efforts of a shyster lawyer, promptly murders an FBI agent. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
J. Edgar Hoover (book "Persons in Hiding") | William R. Lipman (screenplay) | Horace McCoy (screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 2, 1940

Release date
Feb 2, 1940 (United States)

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47 cast members
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William Henry
Scott Britton Scott Britton   See fewer
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Virginia Dale
Enid Casserly Enid Casserly   See fewer
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Robert Paige
Steve Eddson Steve Eddson   See fewer
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Gertrude Michael
Collette Menthe Collette Menthe   See fewer
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Richard Denning
Bruce Eaton Bruce Eaton   See fewer
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Fay Helm
Rita Mattison Rita Mattison   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Francis 'Big Boy' Bradmore Francis 'Big Boy' Bradmore   See fewer
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Harvey Stephens
Bartley Hanford Bartley Hanford   See fewer
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Marjorie Gateson
Mrs. Thorton Casserly Mrs. Thorton Casserly   See fewer
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Lyle Talbot
Ross Waring Ross Waring   See fewer
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Louise Beavers
Aunt Lindy Aunt Lindy   See fewer
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Paul McGrath
Tyler Craden Tyler Craden   See fewer
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Wilfred Roberts
Frank Preston Frank Preston   See fewer
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Jack Carson
George Mattison George Mattison   See fewer
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Richard Carle
Gustav Kalkus Gustav Kalkus   See fewer
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Eddie Marr
Edward 'Slim' Racky Edward 'Slim' Racky   See fewer
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Sonny Bupp
Bobby Mattison Bobby Mattison   See fewer
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Billy Lee
Jimmy Mattison Jimmy Mattison   See fewer
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Harry Shannon
Randall Randall   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
U.S. District Court Judge U.S. District Court Judge   See fewer
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Eric Alden
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Ash
Garage Man (uncredited) Garage Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathryn Bates
Reform Woman (uncredited) Reform Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Trainer (uncredited) Trainer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Brodie
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Carey
Craden's Butler (uncredited) Craden's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clay Clement
Stebbins (uncredited) Stebbins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Warden (uncredited) Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Florist (uncredited) Florist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen Fox
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Edward Bradshaw (uncredited) Edward Bradshaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Glover
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Owl Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Owl Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Hart
Mrs. Tilden (uncredited) Mrs. Tilden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olaf Hytten
Carter, Butler (uncredited) Carter, Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Ingraham
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Florist's Customer (uncredited) Florist's Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Mandy
Vegetable Dealer (uncredited) Vegetable Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Maxwell
Edward Murkil (uncredited) Edward Murkil (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph McCullough
Stiles (uncredited) Stiles (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
Mr. Tilden (uncredited) Mr. Tilden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
Jergens (uncredited) Jergens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janet Waldo
Switchboard Operator (uncredited) Switchboard Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doodles Weaver
Edward, Florist's Helper (uncredited) Edward, Florist's Helper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Williams
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 21 votes