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Knock on Any Door

Directed by Nicholas Ray
1949    1h 40m    Not Rated
Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he loses his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy his wife some jewelry, she announces she is pregnant. Later he finds her dead from suicide. When he turns again to robbery he's caught by a cop and pumps all his bullets into him in frustration. Morton's appeal to the court emphasizes the evils of the slums.
Cast of Knock on Any Door
  • Humphrey BogartAndrew Morton
  • John DerekNick Romano
  • George MacreadyDist. Atty. Kerman
  • Allene RobertsEmma
  • Candy ToxtonAdele Morton
  • Mickey KnoxVito
  • Barry KelleyJudge Drake
  • Florence AuerAunt Lena (uncredited)
  • Vince BarnettCarl Swanson - Bartender (uncredited)
  • Argentina BrunettiMa Romano (uncredited)
  • George ChandlerCashier (uncredited)
  • Chester ConklinBarber (uncredited)
  • Jimmy ConlinKid Fingers Carnahan (uncredited)
  • Curt ConwayEd Elkins (uncredited)
  • Dudley DickersonBootblack (uncredited)
  • Sam FlintPrison Warden (uncredited)
  • Jody GilbertGussie (uncredited)
  • William HaadePolice Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Myron HealeyAssistant District Attorney (uncredited)
  • Dewey MartinButch (uncredited)
  • Sid Melton'Squint' Zinsky (uncredited)
  • Helen MoweryMiss Holiday (uncredited)
  • Davis RobertsJim 'Sunshine' Jackson (uncredited)
  • Houseley StevensonJunior (uncredited)
  • Sid TomackDuke the Fence (uncredited)
  • Pierre WatkinPurcell - Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Cara WilliamsNelly Watkins (uncredited)
  • Dooley WilsonPiano Player (uncredited)
  • Sumner WilliamsJimmy (uncredited)
  • Richard BartellReporter (uncredited)
  • Paul BaxleyPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Joan BaxterMaria Romano (uncredited)
  • Eddie BordenThe Chef in Poolroom / Court Spectator (uncredited)
  • Hazel BoyneWoman (uncredited)
  • Jack ClisbyPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Chuck ColeanMan (uncredited)
  • Connie ConradWoman (uncredited)
  • Carol CoombsAngie Romano (uncredited)
  • Joan DantonReporter (uncredited)
  • Homer DickensonJury Member (uncredited)
  • Joe DoughertyMan (uncredited)
  • Sidney DubinJury Member (uncredited)
  • Ann DuncanTeenager in Courtroom (uncredited)
  • Mary EmeryJury Member (uncredited)
  • Franklyn FarnumCourtroom Spectator (uncredited)
  • Al FergusonReformatory Guard (uncredited)
  • Sol GorssDetective Interrogating Suspect (uncredited)
  • Frank HagneySuspect (uncredited)
  • Joy HallwardJury Member (uncredited)
  • Chuck HamiltonBailiff (uncredited)
  • Roberta HaynesWoman (uncredited)
  • Pepe HernJuan Rodríguez (uncredited)
  • George HickmanDetective (uncredited)
  • Al HillDetective Interrogating Romano (uncredited)
  • Wesley HopperBoss (uncredited)
  • John IndrisanoMan (uncredited)
  • Jack JahriesJury Member (uncredited)
  • Donald KerrCourt Clerk (uncredited)
  • Paul KriebichMan (uncredited)
  • Eda Reiss MerinReporter (uncredited)
  • Frank MerloBailiff (uncredited)
  • John MitchumJury Member (uncredited)
  • Philip MorrisDetective (uncredited)
  • Gordon NelsonCorey (uncredited)
  • Garry OwenLarry (uncredited)
  • Netta PackerJury Member (uncredited)
  • Joe PalmaReporter (uncredited)
  • Eddie ParkerReformatory Guard (uncredited)
  • Beulah ParkingtonWoman (uncredited)
  • Jack PerryMan (uncredited)
  • Lee PhelpsPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Rose PlumerJury Member (uncredited)
  • Ed RandolphReporter (uncredited)
  • Franz RoehnJury Member (uncredited)
  • Dick SinatraJulian Romano (uncredited)
  • Mabel SmaneyJury Member (uncredited)
  • Brick SullivanPoliceman on Street (uncredited)
  • Charles SullivanMan (uncredited)
  • Tex SwanMan (uncredited)
  • Betty TaylorWoman (uncredited)
  • Glen ThompsonPoliceman (uncredited)
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