Saturday, September 20, 2008

All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford as Willie Stark, a character based on Louisiana politician Huey Long in All the King’s Men, for which Crawford won the 1949 Academy Award for Best Actor.

Jack, there's something on everybody. Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption. He passes from the stink of the dydie to the stench of the shroud. There's ALWAYS something.
Robert Rossen's screenplay based on Robert Penn Warren's novel available here.