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The Glass Key (1942)

Not Rated
85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.
Writers
Jonathan Latimer (screen play) | Dashiell Hammett (based on the novel by)
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Updated Sep 8, 1942

Release date
Oct 23, 1942 (United States)

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Brian Donlevy
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Veronica Lake
Janet Henry Janet Henry   See fewer
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Alan Ladd
Ed Beaumont Ed Beaumont   See fewer
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Bonita Granville
Opal Madvig Opal Madvig   See fewer
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Richard Denning
Taylor Henry Taylor Henry   See fewer
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Joseph Calleia
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Donald MacBride
District Attorney Farr District Attorney Farr   See fewer
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Margaret Hayes
Eloise Matthews Eloise Matthews   See fewer
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Moroni Olsen
Ralph Henry Ralph Henry   See fewer
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Eddie Marr
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Arthur Loft
Clyde Matthews Clyde Matthews   See fewer
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George Meader
Claude Tuttle Claude Tuttle   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Jeep (scenes deleted) Jeep (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Edward Peil Sr.
Politician (scenes deleted) Politician (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Man at Campaign Headquarters (uncredited) Man at Campaign Headquarters (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
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Frank Bruno
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Dane Clark
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Edmund Cobb
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Maurice Costello
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George Cowl
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Vernon Dent
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Frank Hagney
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Louis Jean Heydt
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Edmund Mortimer
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Tom O'Grady
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Stanley Price
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7.1 / 10 | 5,087 votes