The Boss Poster

Release Date: 1956

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Coming home at the end of World War I, Matt Brady (John Payne), the black-sheep brother of big-city political boss Tim Brady (Roy Roberts), is a loose cannon who gets into drunken fights and impulsively marries a total stranger, the plain but kind-hearted Lorry (Gloria McGhee). Taking over his brother's political machine after Tim's sudden death, Matt becomes powerful and extremely wealthy, but his corrupt dealings with a local gangster (Robin Morse) threaten to destroy everything he has.

Cast: John Payne, William Bishop, Gloria McGehee, Doe Avedon, Roy Roberts, Rhys Williams, Robin Morse, Gil Lamb

Director: Byron Haskin

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Office, Rise, Melodramatic, 1930s, Brother, Marriage, Fall, Wife, 1940s

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