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Whiplash (1948)

91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

A struggling artist becomes a New York City prizefighter in an attempt to win the affection of the ring promoter's night club singing sister.
Director
Lewis Seiler (as Lew Seiler)
Writers
Maurice Geraghty (screenplay) | Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay) | Gordon Kahn (adaptation) | Kenneth Earl (story)
Cinematographer
J. Peverell Marley (as Peverell Marley)
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Updated Dec 24, 1948

Release date
Dec 24, 1948 (United States)

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72 cast members
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Dane Clark
Michael Gordon - aka Mike Angelo Michael Gordon - aka Mike Angelo   See fewer
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Alexis Smith
Laurie Durant Laurie Durant   See fewer
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Zachary Scott
Rex Durant Rex Durant   See fewer
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Eve Arden
Chris Sherwood Chris Sherwood   See fewer
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Jeffrey Lynn
Dr. Arnold Vincent Dr. Arnold Vincent   See fewer
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Alan Hale
Terrance O'Leary Terrance O'Leary   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
Costello Costello   See fewer
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Ransom M. Sherman
Tex Sanders (as Ransom Sherman) Tex Sanders (as Ransom Sherman)   See fewer
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Freddie Steele
Duke Carney (as Fred Steele) Duke Carney (as Fred Steele)   See fewer
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Don McGuire
Markus Markus   See fewer
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Larry Anzalone
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Baxley
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Daheim
Kid Lucas (uncredited) Kid Lucas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
Passerby / Ringsider (uncredited) Passerby / Ringsider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Delmont
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Dodd
Bill - Piano Player (uncredited) Bill - Piano Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudolf Friml Jr.
Orchestra Leader (uncredited) Orchestra Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ceferino García
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Garland
Rocky (uncredited) Rocky (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Goodman
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Gray
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joey Gray
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Haines
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
Man Leaving Nightclub (uncredited) Man Leaving Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Kid McGee (uncredited) Kid McGee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Hayes
Ringside Radio Announcer (uncredited) Ringside Radio Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Herd
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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I. Stanford Jolley
Artist (uncredited) Artist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Vendor (uncredited) Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe LaBarba
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Ring Announcer (uncredited) Ring Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kate Drain Lawson
Woman on Steps (uncredited) Woman on Steps (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Lewis
Press Man (uncredited) Press Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Malis
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Marsh
Charlie - the Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Charlie - the Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray McDonald
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry McGrath
Manager (uncredited) Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard M. Mitchell
Fight Announcer (uncredited) Fight Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Montgomery
Press Man (uncredited) Press Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Negley
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georgie Nokes
Boy at Beach (uncredited) Boy at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy O'Gatty
Handler (uncredited) Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Ollestad
Boy at Beach (uncredited) Boy at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harvey Parry
Handler (uncredited) Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Perry
Timekeeper (uncredited) Timekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maudie Prickett
Mrs. Gruman (uncredited) Mrs. Gruman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rito Punay
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally Rose
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Salvata
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wallace Scott
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Shack
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aldo Spoldi
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Sullivan
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Second (uncredited) Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Suzanne
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Sailor Vincent
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Ralph Volkie
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Vroom
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Walsh
Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited) Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Winters
Waiter in Nightclub (uncredited) Waiter in Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Worth
Pelican Club Doorman (uncredited) Pelican Club Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Wright
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clifton Young
Gunman (uncredited) Gunman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 295 votes