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Shakedown (1950)

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80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Unscrupulous and opportunistic San Francisco news media photographer Jack Early steps-on and uses folks, to get ahead, but in the end he tangles with the wrong people.
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Director
Joseph Pevney (as Joe Pevney)
Writers
Nat Dallinger (story) | Martin Goldsmith (screenplay) | Alfred Lewis Levitt (screenplay) | Don Martin (story)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 1, 1950

Release date
Sep 1, 1950 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Howard Duff
Jack Early Jack Early   See fewer
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Brian Donlevy
Nick Palmer Nick Palmer   See fewer
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Peggy Dow
Ellen Bennett Ellen Bennett   See fewer
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Lawrence Tierney
Harry Colton Harry Colton   See fewer
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Bruce Bennett
David Glover David Glover   See fewer
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Anne Vernon
Nita Palmer (as Ann Vernon) Nita Palmer (as Ann Vernon)   See fewer
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Elsie Baker
Palmer's Maid (uncredited) Palmer's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Carter
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Shop Proprietor (uncredited) Shop Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Chet (uncredited) Chet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Davidson
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Dougherty
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Engel
Waiter Captain (uncredited) Waiter Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Flynn
Fireman (uncredited) Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Garwood
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Doretta Johnson
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stapleton Kent
City Editor (uncredited) City Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will Lee
Cabbie (uncredited) Cabbie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leota Lorraine
Guest (uncredited) Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Marks
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregg Martell
Newspaper Worker (uncredited) Newspaper Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Miller
Brownie (uncredited) Brownie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Mr. Spencer (uncredited) Mr. Spencer (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Patterson
Fred Thurman (uncredited) Fred Thurman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Pevney
Keller - Reporter (uncredited) Keller - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Reitzen
Joe Downing (uncredited) Joe Downing (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Rice
Floorwalker (uncredited) Floorwalker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Riehl
Mrs. Spencer (uncredited) Mrs. Spencer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Roberts
Magazine Representative (uncredited) Magazine Representative (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Sklover
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wendy Waldron
Information Clerk (uncredited) Information Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Wayne
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josephine Whittell
Mrs. Worthington (uncredited) Mrs. Worthington (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Wilton
Mrs. Worthington's Butler (uncredited) Mrs. Worthington's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 167 votes