The Sellout Poster

Release Date: 1951

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary
Bullied by Casey Burke (Thomas Gomez), the dishonorable sheriff of a rural county, well-known newspaper editor Haven D. Allridge (Walter Pidgeon) decides to strike back against the lawman's unjust behavior. Enlisting lawyer Chick Johnson (John Hodiak) to help oust Burke, Allridge runs into more conflict when the sheriff takes ruthless measures in an attempt to get the editor to back down. Burke's devious actions lead to a tense standoff between the two men.

Cast: Walter Pidgeon, John Hodiak, Audrey Totter, Paula Raymond, Thomas Gomez, Cameron Mitchell, Karl Malden, Everett Sloane

Director: Gerald Mayer

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Rivalry, Emotional, Police officer, Small town, Tense, 1950s, Revenge