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Damn Citizen (1957)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 1 March 1958 (USA)
Based on a true story, this film tells of a police chief hired to wipe out corruption in the Louisiana State Police.

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Col. Francis C. Grevemberg
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Dorothy Grevemberg (as Maggie Hayes)
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Maj. Al Arthur
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Pat Noble
Jeffrey Stone ...
Paul Musso
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Joseph Kosta (as Edward C. Platt)
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Cleo
Sam Buffington ...
DeButts
Clegg Hoyt ...
Sheriff Lloyd
Kendall Clark ...
Col. Tom Hastings
Rusty Lane ...
Police Insp. Sweeney
Charles Horvath ...
Lt. Palmer
Carolyn Kearney ...
Nancy Sweeney
Aaron M. Kohn ...
Himself
J.D. Grey ...
Himself (as Reverend Dr. J.D. Grey)
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Based on a true story, this film tells of a police chief hired to wipe out corruption in the Louisiana State Police.

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police | corruption | See All (2) »

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He smashed the rottenest vice-machine in the U.S.!

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Crime | Drama

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1 March 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cittadino dannato  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Released in the UK at the end of December 1957 as the bottom half of a double bill with The Tarnished Angels. See more »

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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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Good Louisiana history
29 June 2001 | by (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is a good capture of the underworld crime in Louisiana during the prohibition era. It never made it big time because the acting is not top notch. Looking beyond that there is an excellent recall of how Louisiana, and particularly one man, handled the crime bosses of Louisiana. It is of particular interest to me because a large number of my family served as extras.


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