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James O'Hanlon (screenplay)
Damon Runyon (play) ...
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Release Date:
24 July 1953 (Finland) See more »
Damon Runyan's Roarin' Best!
After the repeal of Prohibition, a beer-maker decides to sell beer legally, but no one wants to buy his revolting beer, and he does not want to force sales. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Broderick Crawford ... Remy Marko

Claire Trevor ... Nora Marko

Virginia Gibson ... Mary Marko

Bill Hayes ... Chancellor 'Chance' Whitelaw

Charles Cantor ... Mike

Sheldon Leonard ... Lefty

Howard St. John ... Commissioner Mahoney

Harry Morgan ... Innocence (as Henry Morgan)

Margaret Dumont ... Mrs. Harriet Whitelaw
Stephen Chase ... Cal Ritter

Don Beddoe ... Clyde Post
Henry Slate ... Ryan
Jack Pepper ... The Singer
Louis Lettieri ... Donnie Reynolds
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Eddie Acuff ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
Joanne Arnold ... Party Girl (uncredited)
Phil Arnold ... Little Dutch (uncredited)

Larry J. Blake ... Police Captain (uncredited)
Tex Brodus ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Mushy Callahan ... No Nose (uncredited)

John Crawford ... State Trooper (uncredited)
Paul Cristo ... Passerby (uncredited)

Bess Flowers ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Ned Glass ... Sad Sam Callahan (uncredited)

James Gonzalez ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Merv Griffin ... Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Dolly Jarvis ... Marko's Secretary (uncredited)

Fred Kelsey ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Phyllis Kirk ... Nurse (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... Party Guest (uncredited)
King Lockwood ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Frank Marlowe ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)

Vera Marshe ... Soretta Pace (uncredited)
Joe McTurk ... Ex-Jockey Kirk (uncredited)
Sherry Moreland ... Party Girl (uncredited)

Jack Mower ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Eddie Parks ... Jim Crawfoot (uncredited)

Ralph Peters ... The Stranger (uncredited)

Joe Ploski ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Power ... Passerby (uncredited)
Richard Reeves ... Battling Moss (uncredited)

Frank Richards ... Black Hat Gallagher (uncredited)

Ralph Sanford ... Cop (uncredited)

Cosmo Sardo ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ... Passerby (uncredited)
Sammy Shack ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Joseph Vitale ... Giuseppe (uncredited)

Directed by
Roy Del Ruth 
Writing credits
James O'Hanlon (screenplay)

Damon Runyon (play "A Slight Case of Murder") &
Howard Lindsay (play "A Slight Case of Murder")

Produced by
Louis F. Edelman .... producer
Cinematography by
Ted D. McCord 
Film Editing by
Owen Marks 
Art Direction by
Charles H. Clarke 
Set Decoration by
George James Hopkins 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mel Dellar .... assistant director
Sound Department
Charles David Forrest .... sound (as David Forrest)
Stanley Jones .... sound
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Howard Shoup .... wardrobe
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Music Department
Ray Heindorf .... musical director
Norman Luboff .... vocal arrangements
Other crew
LeRoy Prinz .... choreographer (uncredited)

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86 min
Color (WarnerColor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

Did You Know?

Remake of the film, "A Slight Case of Murder", a really delightful film more contemporary with the end of Prohibition.See more »
Mike:I ain't never again voting the ticket of the Democratic party. They muscle in on everybody's racket!
Lefty:Yeah, with them nothing is sacred - including a guy's livelihood!
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References Sundown (1941)See more »
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