All the King's Men

United States, 1949

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A riveting thriller about corruption in the political arena. Willie Stark, a dynamic backwoods lawyer, batters his way into the Governor’s mansion with the help of his hard boiled secretary, Sadie Burke and reporter Jack Burden. Once elected, Willie uses his unprincipled charm to become a brutal dictator, but his unquenchable thirst for power threatens to topple the monarch and his kingdom. Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge. Based on the novel by Robert Penn Warren.

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