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What's The Movie The Great McGinty About?

Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city's political machine to help with vote fraud. His great aptitude for this brings rapid promotion from "the boss," who finally decides he'd be ideal as a new, nominally "reform" mayor; but this candidacy requires marriage. His in-name-only marriage to honest Catherine proves the beginning of the end for dishonest Dan...

What's The Genre Of The The Great McGinty Movie?

Genres: Comedy

Who Stars In The The Great McGinty Movie?

When Was The Motion Picture The Great McGinty Released?

Released: August 23, 1940

What's The Runtime Of The The Great McGinty Movie?

Runtime: 82.0

How Popular Is The The Great McGinty Movie?

Popularity Rating: 0.857

What Studio(s) Produced The The Great McGinty Film?

Paramount Pictures

United States of America

Who Was On The Cast Of The Motion Picture The Great McGinty?

Daniel 'Dan' McGinty Brian Donlevy
The Boss Akim Tamiroff
Catharine McGinty Muriel Angelus
George Allyn Joslyn
Skeeters, le politicien William Demarest
le guetteur Jimmy Conlin
la danseuse Steffi Duna
le maire Wilfred T. Tillinghast Arthur Hoyt
Bessy (maid) Libby Taylor
Mr. Maxwell Thurston Hall
The Dancing Girl Steffi Duna
Madame Juliette La Jolla Esther Howard
The Boss' Chauffeur Frank Moran
The Lookout Jimmy Conlin
Benny Felgman Dewey Robinson
Farm Boy (uncredited) William Benedict
Saloon Extra (uncredited) Bert Moorhouse
Policeman at Soup Kitchen (uncredited) Emory Parnell
Opposition Speaker (uncredited) Robert Warwick
Tommy Thompson Louis Jean Heydt
Louie (bodyguard) Harry Rosenthal
Dr. Jonas J. Jarvis - Card Player in Cantina Richard Carle
Donnie (Catherine's boy), age 4 Donnie Kerr
Mary (Catherine's girl), age 6 Mary Thomas
Donnie (Catherine's boy), age 9 Drew Roddy
Mary (Catherine's girl), age 11 Sheila Sheldon
Charlie - Cashier George Anderson
Bit Role Sylvia Andrew
Bartender Sammy Blum
Detective Ed Cassidy
Switchboard Operator Pauline Drake
Professor - Election Official at Gymnasium William Edmunds
Bit Role Betty Farrington
Governor's Secretary Byron Foulger
Double Duke Green
Poll Watcher at Barber Shop Harry Hayden
Old Crack-Pot Lorimer Johnston
Guard Charles McAvoy
Bit Role Wanda McKay
Senior Senator George Melford
McGinty's Valet Charles R. Moore
Ugly Prisoner Demanding Quiet Paul Newlan
Libertad, Mexican Boy Enrique Orona
New Manicurist Jean Phillips
Cook Victor Potel
Guard at Jail C.L. Sherwood
Mike - Cop Lee Shumway
Election Official at Laundry Walter Soderling
First Manicurist Kay Stewart
Voting Registrar Dorothy Vernon
Bit Role Bess Wade
Pappia Saunders - Bail Bondsman Pat West
Guest at Election Celebration Larry Steers

Who Was On The Crew Of The Great McGinty The Movie?

Art — Art Direction: A. Earl Hedrick
Art — Art Direction: Hans Dreier
Art — Set Decoration: A.E. Freudeman
Camera — Director of Photography: William C. Mellor
Costume & Make-Up — Costume Design: Edith Head
Directing — Director: Preston Sturges
Editing — Editor: Hugh Bennett
Production — Executive Producer: William LeBaron
Production — Producer: Buddy G. DeSylva
Sound — Original Music Composer: Friedrich Hollaender
Writing — Writer: Preston Sturges

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