The Big Shakedown

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  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 1934
  • Running time: 64 min
The Big Shakedown is a 1934 American Pre-Code drama film starring Charles Farrell and Bette Davis, and directed by John Francis Dillon. The screenplay is based on the story "Cut Rate" by Niven Busch and Samuel G. Engel. The film also stars Ricardo... read more
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The Big Shakedown is a 1934 American Pre-Code drama film starring Charles Farrell and Bette Davis, and directed by John Francis Dillon. The screenplay is based on the story "Cut Rate" by Niven Busch and Samuel G. Engel. The film also stars Ricardo Cortez and Glenda Farrell and is director John Francis Dillon's final film.

Original Release

01/06/1934

US Release

01/06/1934

Cast

Bette Davis Norma Nelson
Ricardo Cortez Dutch Barnes
Glenda Farrell Lily 'Lil' Duran
Allen Jenkins Lefty
Henry O'Neill Mr. Sheffner
Dewey Robinson Slim
John Wray Higgins
Philip Faversham John - New Salesman / John
Robert Emmett O'Connor Regan - Bartender / Regan
Renee Whitney Mae LaRue
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Francis Dillon

Writers

Rian James, Niven Busch, Samuel G. Engel

Cast

Bette Davis Norma Nelson
Ricardo Cortez Dutch Barnes
Glenda Farrell Lily 'Lil' Duran
Allen Jenkins Lefty
Henry O'Neill Mr. Sheffner
Dewey Robinson Slim
John Wray Higgins
Philip Faversham John - New Salesman / John
Robert Emmett O'Connor Regan - Bartender / Regan
Renee Whitney Mae LaRue
G. Pat Collins Gyp
Adrian Morris Trigger
Ben Hendricks Jr. Spike
George Cooper Shorty
Charles Farrell Jimmy Morrell
Oscar Apfel Digitalis Doctor
Harry C. Bradley Third Drug Store Proprietor
Matt Briggs Robert J. Wilbur
Frederick Burton Houston Sims
William B. Davidson District Attorney

Producers

Editors

Thomas Richards, James Gibbon

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