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The Boss (1956)

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

Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne's persuasive performance as "The Boss."
Writers
Dalton Trumbo (front Ben Perry) | Ben Perry (front for Dalton Trumbo)
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Updated Aug 22, 1956

Release date
Aug 22, 1956 (United States)

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John Payne
Matt Brady Matt Brady   See fewer
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William Bishop
Bob Herrick Bob Herrick   See fewer
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Gloria McGehee
Lorry Reed (as Gloria McGhee) Lorry Reed (as Gloria McGhee)   See fewer
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Doe Avedon
Elsie Reynolds Elsie Reynolds   See fewer
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Roy Roberts
Tim Brady Tim Brady   See fewer
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Rhys Williams
Stanley Millard Stanley Millard   See fewer
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Joe Flynn
Ernie Jackson Ernie Jackson   See fewer
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Robin Morse
Johnny Mazia Johnny Mazia   See fewer
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William Phipps
Stitch (as Bill Phipps) Stitch (as Bill Phipps)   See fewer
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Gil Lamb
Henry Henry   See fewer
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George Lynn
Tom Masterson Tom Masterson   See fewer
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Bob Morgan
Hamhead Hamhead   See fewer
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Abdullah Abbas
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Gunman (uncredited) Gunman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon Alton
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Gertrude Astor
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James Bacon
James Bacon (uncredited) James Bacon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Bacon
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Danny Borzage
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Chet Brandenburg
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Jack Chefe
Servant (uncredited) Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cheshire
Gov. Beck (uncredited) Gov. Beck (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bing Conley
Parade Spectator (uncredited) Parade Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Antonio Filauri
Mr. Mazia (uncredited) Mr. Mazia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alex Frazer
Roy M. Millard (uncredited) Roy M. Millard (uncredited)   See fewer
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John George
Saloon Patron (uncredited) Saloon Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudy Germane
Parade Spectator (uncredited) Parade Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Gilbert
Politician at Dedication (uncredited) Politician at Dedication (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Gilmore
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Dick Gordon
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Sol Gorss
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Tom Greenway
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Hack
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Robert Haines
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Percy Helton
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Stuart Holmes
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Charles Horvath
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Michael Jeffers
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Florence Lake
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mansfield
Morrie Lazetti (uncredited) Morrie Lazetti (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Manson
Earl Bentley (uncredited) Earl Bentley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McGrath
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Frank McLure
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Harold Miller
Politician at Dedication (uncredited) Politician at Dedication (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Neumann
Woman at Train Station (uncredited) Woman at Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Nolan
Matt's Lawyer (uncredited) Matt's Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Voltaire Perkins
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Ramstead
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joey Ray
Political Crony (uncredited) Political Crony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Attorney (uncredited) Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stafford Repp
Earl Bentley (uncredited) Earl Bentley (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rogers
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Phil Schumacher
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Cap Somers
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Jack Stoney
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Brick Sullivan
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
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Hal Taggart
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Guy Way
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6.5 / 10 | 232 votes