The Racket (1951)-Robert Mitchum as Police Captain Thomas McQuigg

On TCM 9/30/16- The Racket (1951)-Set in a NOIR city… Presented by Howard Hughes and directed by John Cromwell (helped by Nicholas Ray and Tay Garnett) with screen great Robert Mitchum cast as Police Captain Thomas McQuigg a public servant of high integrity surrounded by internal corruption and standing up to local crime boss Nick Scanlon played to his meanest by Robert Ryan. Catch the performances of Ray Collins and William Conrad as crooked public servants and on the honest side William Talman as Officer Bob Johnson and Lizabeth Scott as nightclub singer Irene Hayes threatened by the crime bosses.  

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