All the King's Men

All the King's Men (1949)

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Jack Burden decides to aid Willie Stark in exposing a long buried scandal that implicates Judge Irwin at its central core, unless Irwin ceases to block Willie's pollitical ambitions. Irwin shoots himself over this and Jack learns from his mother that Irwin was Jack's biological father. Tiny Duffy amongst others manipulates Adam Stanton into convincing him that Willie has set him up for fraud charges and a prison term. Incensed over this Adam opens fire on Willie at the Louisiana State Capitol, himself fatally shot by Sugar Boy in the process. Both collapse and die on the seal of the countries State Capitol.

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Sadie Burke: How'd you get him here? He was out stiff.
Jack Burden: A hair of the dog that bit him.
Sadie Burke: Hair? He must've swallowed the dog.

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Trivia

Loosely based on the life of controversial Louisiana governor then senator Huey P. Long who was assassinated by a political enemy in 1935.

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