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Soak the Poor (1937)

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Short | 16 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Entry number 11 in MGM's "Crime Does Not Pay" series deals with racketeers shaking down small grocers and horning in on the relief tickets, forcing prices up with the consumers paying the freight.
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Writers
Karl Kamb (original story and screenplay) | Philip P. Noyer (original story and screenplay)
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Updated Aug 21, 1937

Release date
Aug 21, 1937 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Leslie Fenton
Nick Garvey Nick Garvey   See fewer
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Leon Ames
Special Investigator Stanton Special Investigator Stanton   See fewer
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Ted Billings
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Butler
Schultz (uncredited) Schultz (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chandler
Briggs (uncredited) Briggs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Davison Clark
Police Captain (uncredited) Police Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Dae
A. Hastings (uncredited) A. Hastings (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Grocer (uncredited) Grocer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Geary
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Police Squad Car Driver (archive footage) (uncredited) Police Squad Car Driver (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hayden
Store Owner (uncredited) Store Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Horace McMahon
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Stockdale
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phillip Trent
MGM Crime Reporter (uncredited) MGM Crime Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Welden
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.2 / 10 | 107 votes