6,000 Enemies

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6,000 Enemies
US Film Poster
Directed by George B. Seitz
Produced by Lucien Hubbard
Written by Wilmon Menard
Leo L. Stanley
Starring Walter Pidgeon
Rita Johnson
Music by Edward Ward
Cinematography John F. Seitz
Edited by Conrad A. Nervig
Distributed by MGM
Release date
  • June 9, 1939 (1939-06-09)
Running time
62 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $204,000[1]
Box office $358,000[1]

6,000 Enemies is a 1939 American drama film starring Walter Pidgeon as a successful District Attorney who is framed on charge of bribery. Although innocent, he is sent to prison where he fights to clear his name.

Plot summary[edit]

District attorney Steve Donegan (Walter Pidgeon) an all-too-efficient district attorney who has sent dozens of criminals to prison finds himself framed on a bribery charge and winds up in prison himself.[2]


Box office[edit]

According to MGM records the film earned $233,000 in the US and Canada and $125,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $22,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031014/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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