Johnny Eager

Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
1942    1h 47m    Passed
Drama, Crime, Thriller,
Ruthless hood Johnny Eager is pretending to his parole officer that he has chucked the rackets and is working as a taxi driver. In fact, he's as deep into crime as he ever was and desperately needs official permission to open his new dog racing track. When he meets up with Lisbeth Bard, the step-daughter of the district attorney, he finds she is not only stunning but a possible way to get his permit.
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Cast of Johnny Eager
  • Robert TaylorJohnny Eager
  • Lana TurnerLisbeth 'Liz' Bard
  • Edward ArnoldJohn Benson Farrell
  • Van HeflinJeff Hartnett
  • Robert SterlingJimmy Courtney
  • Patricia DaneGarnet
  • Glenda FarrellMae Blythe Edwarnowsky
  • Henry O'NeillA.J. Verne
  • Diana LewisJudy Sanford
  • Barry NelsonLew Rankin
  • Charles DingleA. Frazier Marco
  • Paul StewartJulio
  • Cy KendallBill Halligan
  • Don CostelloBilliken
  • Lou LubinBenjy
  • Joe DowningRyan (as Joseph Downing)
  • Connie GilchristPeg Fowler
  • Robin RaymondMatilda 'Matty' Fowler
  • Leona MaricleMiss Mines
  • Byron ShoresJoe Edwarnosky, Officer 711
  • Hooper AtchleyGambler Who Made Eight the Hard Way (uncredited)
  • Arthur BelascoCard Player (uncredited)
  • Sheldon BennettHeadwaiter at Luce's (uncredited)
  • Gladys BlakeReceptionist at Verne's Office (uncredited)
  • Joyce BryantWoman with Gambler Who Made Eight the Hard Way (uncredited)
  • Jack CarrCupid (uncredited)
  • Larry CliffordCard Player (uncredited)
  • Georgie CooperWife Who Wants a New Car (uncredited)
  • Jules CowlesMan on Betting Line in Front of Mr. Verne (uncredited)
  • Cliff DanielsonFloyd Markham (uncredited)
  • John DilsonPawnbroker (uncredited)
  • Mike DonovanSwitchman (uncredited)
  • Edward EarleMan #2 Watching Dog Run at Track (uncredited)
  • Franklyn FarnumRacetrack Spectator (uncredited)
  • Harrison GreeneCard Player Who Says 'It's Getting Late' (uncredited)
  • Alice KeatingElla, Lisbeth's Maid (uncredited)
  • Richard KiplingHusband Who Lost More Than $2000 (uncredited)
  • King LockwoodNightclub Patron (uncredited)
  • Robert Locke LorraineParty Guest (uncredited)
  • Art MilesLieutenant Allan (uncredited)
  • Johnny MitchellPoliceman (uncredited)
  • James C. MortonCard Player (uncredited)
  • Nestor PaivaTony Luce (uncredited)
  • Emory ParnellPoliceman Telling Eager to Move His Taxicab (uncredited)
  • Alexander PollardFarrell's Butler (uncredited)
  • Paul PowerNightclub Patron (uncredited)
  • Alonzo PriceMan #1 Watching Dog Run at Track (uncredited)
  • Stanley PriceMan with News of Rankin's Death (uncredited)
  • Fred RapportNightclub Patron (uncredited)
  • Janet ShawAlice (uncredited)
  • Elliott SullivanEd Nolan (uncredited)
  • Charles ThomasBus Conductor (uncredited)
  • Gohr Van VleckCouncilman French (uncredited)
  • Beryl WallaceMabel (uncredited)
  • Anthony WardeGuard Outside Luce's Office Door (uncredited)
  • Pat WestEddie (uncredited)
  • Joe WhiteheadMr. Ruffing (uncredited)
  • Florence WixParty Guest (uncredited)
  • Harry Evans
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