Big Jack (film)
|Directed by||Richard Thorpe|
|Produced by||Gottfried Reinhardt|
|Written by||Robert Thoeren (novel)
|Music by||Herbert Stothart|
|Running time||85 minutes|
Big Jack is a 1949 film starring Wallace Beery, Richard Conte, and Marjorie Main. The movie was directed by Richard Thorpe and the screenplay was written by Gene Fowler and Otto Eis from the novel by Robert Thoeren.
This was Wallace Beery's final film, believed to be his 230th; he died in April 1949.
- Wallace Beery as Big Jack Horner
- Richard Conte as Dr. Alexander Meade
- Marjorie Main as Flapjack Kate
- Edward Arnold as Mayor Mahoney
- Vanessa Brown as Patricia Mahoney
- Clinton Sundberg as C. Petronius Smith
- Charles Dingle as Mathias Taylor
- Clem Bevans as Saltlick Joe
- Jack Lambert as Bud Valentine
- Will Wright as Will Farnsworth
- William 'Bill' Phillips as Toddy (billed as Wm. 'Bill' Phillips)
- Syd Sayloras Pokey
According to MGM records the film earned $759,000 in the US and Canada and $156,000 elsewhere, resulting in a $291,000 loss.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
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- Big Jack at the Internet Movie Database
- Big Jack at AllMovie
- Big Jack in Turner Classic Movies
- Big Jack overview in the New York Times
- Original review for Big Jack in the New York Times
- Big Jack in TV Guide
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