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Meet Danny Wilson (1952)

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88 min | Drama, Musical

Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of ...See moreDanny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Don McGuire (screenplay) (story)
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Updated Feb 7, 1952

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Apr 1, 1952 (United States)

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106 cast members
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Frank Sinatra
Danny Wilson Danny Wilson   See fewer
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Shelley Winters
Joy Carroll Joy Carroll   See fewer
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Alex Nicol
Michael Francis Michael Francis   See fewer
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Raymond Burr
Nick Driscoll alias Joe Martell Nick Driscoll alias Joe Martell   See fewer
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Vaughn Taylor
T.W. Hatcher T.W. Hatcher   See fewer
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Tommy Farrell
Tommy Wells Tommy Wells   See fewer
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Donald MacBride
Police Desk Sergeant Police Desk Sergeant   See fewer
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Carl Sklover
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
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John Albright
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Arnold
Little Man (uncredited) Little Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Bacon
Observer at Accient Scene (uncredited) Observer at Accient Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Barnes
Second Interne (uncredited) Second Interne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Bassett
Girl at Party (uncredited) Girl at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Bloom
Fight Second (uncredited) Fight Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Bostwick
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Bradley
Quartette Singer (uncredited) Quartette Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Brewer
Party Girl (uncredited) Party Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Brooks
Quartette Singer (uncredited) Quartette Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Carruthers
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sue Casey
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James J. Casino
Fight Second (uncredited) Fight Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Cassady
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited) Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Chandler
Jeff Chandler - Nightclub Patron (cameo appearance) (uncredited) Jeff Chandler - Nightclub Patron (cameo appearance) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Makeup Man (uncredited) Makeup Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Coontz
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oliver Cross
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Curtis
Himself - Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Himself - Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Daheim
Gus - Driscoll's Henchman (uncredited) Gus - Driscoll's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Dale
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Sayre Dearing
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Jack Deery
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
Night Club Patron (uncredited) Night Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Dillon
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dix
Quartette Singer (uncredited) Quartette Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Donnelly
Emerson (uncredited) Emerson (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Detective Lt. Kelly (uncredited) Detective Lt. Kelly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Ely
Western Union Messenger (uncredited) Western Union Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sandra Farrell
Bobby-Soxer (uncredited) Bobby-Soxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
'Mother' Murphy (uncredited) 'Mother' Murphy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Guest at Danny's Party (uncredited) Guest at Danny's Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ford
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stewardess (uncredited) Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charmienne Harker
Dance Director (uncredited) Dance Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paula Hill
Party Girl (uncredited) Party Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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London Bobby (uncredited) London Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Keyes
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Drunken Heckler (uncredited) Drunken Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Driscoll's Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited) Driscoll's Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morty Langer
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Leary
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Earl Lee
Park Cop (uncredited) Park Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawyer White (uncredited) Lawyer White (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Miller
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Hans Moebus
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Forbes Murray
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Tim (uncredited) Tim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cop Outside Fight Arena (uncredited) Cop Outside Fight Arena (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tired Hairdresser (uncredited) Tired Hairdresser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Driscoll's Henchman (uncredited) Driscoll's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Usher (uncredited) Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pool Player (uncredited) Pool Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrolman (uncredited) Patrolman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Driscoll's Nightclub Manager (uncredited) Driscoll's Nightclub Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joey Thompson (uncredited) Joey Thompson (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 252 votes