The Big Operator (1959 film)

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The Big Operator
Directed by Charles F. Haas
Produced by Albert Zugsmith
Red Doff
Written by Paul Gallico
Allen Rivkin
Robert Smith
Starring Mickey Rooney
Steve Cochran
Mamie Van Doren
Ray Danton
Mel Tormé
Music by Van Alexander
Cinematography Walter Castle
Edited by Ben Lewis
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
August, 1959
Running time
91 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $527,000[1]
Box office $680,000[1]

The Big Operator (aka Anatomy of the Syndicate) is a 1959 crime/drama film starring Mickey Rooney as a corrupt union boss, with Steve Cochran and Mamie Van Doren as co-stars.


Box Office[edit]

The film earned $330,000 in the US and Canada and $350,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $253,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .

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