The Big Operator Poster

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Labor boss Little Joe Braun (Mickey Rooney) is as crooked as they come, and Bill Gibson (Steve Cochran) knows that Little Joe lied under oath during a Senate hearing and can testify to his criminal affiliations. So begins a violent battle between the two men, with the lives of Gibson's wife, Mary (Mamie Van Doren), and their children at risk. Little Joe's efforts to take out the only man who can take him down turn even more desperately deranged when he takes Bill's young son hostage.

Cast: Mickey Rooney, Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren

Director: Charles Haas

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Wife, 1950s, Office, Son, Rivalry, Suspenseful, Revenge