• All the King's Men (1949)

All the King's Men

Release Date: November 8th, 1949

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2001

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Drama about the rise and fall of a corrupt southern governor who promises his way to power. Broderick Crawford portrays Willie Stark, who, once he is elected, finds that his vanity and power lust prove to be his downfall. The film is based on the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren.

Cast: Broderick Crawford, Joanne Dru, Mercedes McCambridge, John Ireland, John Derek, Shepperd Strudwick, Ralph Dumke, Anne Seymour

Director: Robert Rossen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Dark, 1930s, Friend, Wife, Revenge, Fall, Rise

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Directing
Winner Best Motion Picture
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Picture
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)