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The Match King

Directed by Howard Bretherton and William Keighley
1932    79m    Not Rated
Unscrupulous Chicago janitor Paul Kroll uses deceit to fund a return trip to his homeland of Sweden. There, via ongoing continuing deceit and manipulation, he gradually attains a monopoly on the matchstick market in several countries and becomes an influential international figure. Based on the true story of Ivar Kreuger.
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Cast of The Match King
  • Warren WilliamPaul Kroll
  • Lili DamitaMarta Molnar
  • Glenda FarrellBabe
  • Juliette ComptonSonia Lombard
  • Claire DoddIlse Wagner
  • Harold HuberScarlatti
  • John WrayForeman of Janitors
  • Spencer ChartersOscar
  • Murray KinnellNyberg
  • Hardie AlbrightErik Borg
  • Alan HaleBorglund
  • Edmund BreeseOlaf Christofsen
  • Robert McWadeMr. Larsen
  • Irving BaconMessenger with Bracelet (uncredited)
  • Harry BeresfordChristian Hobe (uncredited)
  • Ed BradyPrisoner Wanting Match (uncredited)
  • Wallis ClarkErickson's Associate (uncredited)
  • John ElliottBanker (uncredited)
  • Frank EllisCowboy in Prologue (uncredited)
  • Antonio FilauriItalian Banker (uncredited)
  • John InceMatch Company Executive (uncredited)
  • DeWitt JenningsBodensky (uncredited)
  • Lee KohlmarJeweler (uncredited)
  • Alphonse MartellFrenchman Lighting Match (uncredited)
  • George MeekerErickson (uncredited)
  • Greta MeyerMarta's Maid Trudi (uncredited)
  • Torben MeyerHans the Headwaiter (uncredited)
  • Harold MinjirMessenger (uncredited)
  • Bodil RosingFrau Necher (uncredited)
  • Rolfe SedanIn-Room Waiter (uncredited)
  • Charles SellonMatch Company Executive (uncredited)
  • John St. PolisBanker (uncredited)
  • Frederick SullivanBanker (uncredited)
  • Sheila TerryBlonde Telephone Operator (uncredited)
  • Wilhelm von BrinckenMarta's Companion (uncredited)

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