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Manpower (1941) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Mark Hellinger.

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Manpower(1941)- Exciting setting and strong cast.

By Dawn on Apr 19, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Manpower(1941). Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich, and George Raft. The memorable posters for the movie stated, "Robinson - He's mad about Dietrich. Dietrich - She's mad about Raft. Raft - He's mad about the whole thing." The film was written by Richard Macauley and Jerry Wald. Director: Ra... Read full article

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Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry: [Last Lines] Did anyone yell headache when I was coming down?
Johnny Marshall: Sure.
Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry: I'm glad nobody got hurt.
[Hank dies]

Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry: Johnny, what are you doing for supper tonight?
Johnny Marshall: Oh, nothing exciting.
Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry: Well, come on home with me.
Johnny Marshall: Nah, it's getting to be a habit.
Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry: What's the matter? Don't you like the food?
Johnny Marshall: Oh sure, I like it. But if I show up at your house this week for another meal, Fay'll wind up calling the cops. And after all, you're practically still on your honeymoon.
Hank 'Gimpy' McHenry: I'm only asking you for supper.

Dolly: You know, Smiley, there's one grand consolation about working in this dump. You can't get any lower.

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A fistfight developed on the set between stars Edward G. Robinson and George Raft when Raft spun Robinson around too hard for a scene.
While visiting his friend George Raft on the set, Bugsy Siegel was introduced to Virginia Hill. In the scene where Raft gets into a brawl with Barton MacLane, Hill appears as the hat-check girl to whom Raft gives a smashed chair as he leaves the nightclub. The brawl scene and Bugsy Siegel's first meeting with Virginia Hill on the gas station movie set are recreated in Bugsy.
Humphrey Bogart was originally cast in this film, but George Raft refused to work with him.
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