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The Set-Up

Directed by Robert Wise
1949    73m    Not Rated
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir,
Over-the-hill boxer Bill 'Stoker' Thompson insists he can still win, though his wife Julie pleads with him to quit. But his manager Tiny is so confident he will lose, he takes money for a "dive" from tough gambler Little Boy...without bothering to tell Stoker. Tension builds as Stoker hopes to "take" Tiger Nelson, unaware of what will happen to him if he does.
Cast of The Set-Up
  • Robert RyanStoker
  • Audrey TotterJulie
  • George TobiasTiny
  • Alan BaxterLittle Boy
  • Wallace FordGus
  • Percy HeltonRed
  • Hal BaylorTiger Nelson
  • Darryl HickmanShanley
  • Kevin O'MorrisonMoore
  • James EdwardsLuther Hawkins
  • David ClarkeGunboat Johnson
  • Phillip PineSouza
  • Edwin MaxDanny
  • Herbert AndersonHusband (uncredited)
  • Larry AnzaloneMexican Fighter (uncredited)
  • Arthur BerkeleyCafe Patron (uncredited)
  • Burman BodelMan (uncredited)
  • John ButlerBlind Man's Buddy (uncredited)
  • Noble 'Kid' ChissellHandler (uncredited)
  • Bud CokesFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Heinie ConklinFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Gene DelmontHandler (uncredited)
  • Abe DinovitchRing Caller (uncredited)
  • Paul DubovGambler (uncredited)
  • Arthur 'Weegee' FelligTimekeeper (uncredited)
  • Dan FosterBettor with Bunny (uncredited)
  • David FrescoMickey (uncredited)
  • Joseph GlickMinor Role (uncredited)
  • Bernard GorceyTobacco Man (uncredited)
  • Vincent GraeffNewsboy (uncredited)
  • William E. GreenDoctor (uncredited)
  • Bobby HenshawAnnouncer (uncredited)
  • John IndrisanoCorner Man (uncredited)
  • Michael JeffersSidewalk Spectator (uncredited)
  • Dick JohnstoneFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Donald KerrHot Dog Vendor (uncredited)
  • Jess KirkpatrickGambler (uncredited)
  • Joseph La CavaFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Mike LallyHawkins' Handler (uncredited)
  • Richard LaMarrVendor (uncredited)
  • Archie LeonardBlind Man (uncredited)
  • Dwight MartinGlutton (uncredited)
  • William McCarterHandler (uncredited)
  • Mathew McCueFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Lynn MillanBunny (uncredited)
  • Frank MillsPhotographer (uncredited)
  • Ben MoselleReferee (uncredited)
  • Tommy NoonanMasher on Street (uncredited)
  • Anton NorthpoleMinor Role (uncredited)
  • William J. O'BrienPitchman (uncredited)
  • Brian O'HaraMan with Cigar (uncredited)
  • Jack PerryFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Jack RaymondHusband (uncredited)
  • Frank RichardsBat - Program Vendor (uncredited)
  • Walter RidgeManager (uncredited)
  • Tony RouxFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Sammy ShackSam (uncredited)
  • Carl SkloverMan (uncredited)
  • Emmett SmithRing Second (uncredited)
  • Billy SnyderFun Palace Barker (uncredited)
  • Ray SpikerSecurity Guard (uncredited)
  • Harold J. StoneRingside observer (uncredited)
  • Jack StoneyNelson's Second (uncredited)
  • Brick SullivanFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Harry TenbrookFight Spectator Behind the Glutton (uncredited)
  • Charles WagenheimHamburger Man (uncredited)
  • Constance WorthWife (uncredited)
  • Phil BloomMinor Role (uncredited)
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