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|Directed by||Joseph Kane|
|Produced by||Herbert J. Yates|
|Screenplay by||Bruce Manning|
|Story by||Bob Considine|
|Music by||Nathan Scott|
|Edited by||Richard L. Van Enger|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
Hoodlum Empire is a 1952 film noir crime film directed by Joseph Kane starring Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker, Vera Ralston, Luther Adler and John Russell. It was inspired by the Kefauver Committee hearings dealing with organized crime.
Former gangster Joe Gray (Russell) joined the army during World War II and became a hero is now leading a respectable life. When he is called before a grand jury to testify against organized crime activities, his former mobster colleagues prepare to take measures to ensure that he doesn't.
- Brian Donlevy as Senator Bill Stephens
- Claire Trevor as Connie Williams
- Forrest Tucker as Charley Pignatalli
- Vera Ralston as Marte Dufour
- Luther Adler as Nick Mancani
- John Russell as Joe Gray
- Gene Lockhart as Senator Tower
- Grant Withers as Rev. Simon Andrews
- Taylor Holmes as Benjamin Lawton
- Roy Barcroft as Louis Draper
- William Murphy as Pete Dailey
- Richard Jaeckel as Ted Dawson
- Don Beddoe as Senator Blake
- Roy Roberts as Chief Thales
- Richard Benedict as Tanner
- Phillip Pine as Louis "Louie" Barretti
- Damian O'Flynn as Ralph Foster
- Pat Flaherty as Mikkelson
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