Blackmail (1939) Movie Details

H. C. Potter
Loew's , Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1 hr 21 mins
Rating: 5.5/10 from 144 users

Blackmail Movie Cast

Edward G. Robinson
as John R. Ingram
Ruth Hussey
as Helen Ingram
Gene Lockhart
as William 'Bill' Ramey
Bobs Watson
as Hank Ingram
Guinn Williams
as Moose McCarthy (as Guinn Williams)
John Wray
as Convict Diggs
Arthur Hohl
Arthur Hohl as Rawlins
Esther Dale
as Sarah
Trevor Bardette
as Southern Deputy
Willie Best
as Bunny - the Janitor
Stanley Blystone
as Oil Worker
Wade Boteler
as Police Sergeant
Ed Brady
as Prisoner Worrying About Dick Tracy
Everett Brown
as Black Prisoner
Eddy Chandler
as Prisoner Boss Brown
George Cooper
as Released Prisoner Hawley
Joseph Crehan
as Mr. Blaine
Jack Daley
as Policeman
Frank Darien
as Ramey's Oil-Well Watchman
Hal K. Dawson
as Hotel Desk Clerk
Joe Dominguez
as Pedro
Harry Fleischmann
Harry Fleischmann as Oil Worker
Robert Homans
as Cooper
Cy Kendall
as Southern Sheriff
Victor Kilian
as Warden Frank Miller
Ethan Laidlaw
as Oil Worker
Robert Middlemass
as Desk Sergeant
Charles Middleton
as Southern Deputy
Art Miles
as First Truck Driver
Ivan Miller
as Detective Webber
Ed Montoya
Ed Montoya as Juan
Philip Morris
as State Trooper
James C. Morton
as Second Policeman Arresting John
Gil Perkins
as Kearney - Oil Worker Blown Up
Bob Reeves
as Chain Gang Guard
Cyril Ring
as Ramey's Butler
Harry Strang
as First Policeman
Harry Tenbrook
as Truck Driver at Gas Station
Leo White
as Prisoner
Joe Whitehead
as Oil Worker Anderson

Blackmail Crew List

Director :
Screenplay : David Hertz , William Ludwig

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A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.


Blackmail is a 1939 English Film stars Edward G. Robinson , H. C. Potter , David Hertz , William Ludwig , Ruth Hussey , Gene Lockhart , Bobs Watson , Guinn Williams , John Wray , Arthur Hohl , Esther Dale , Trevor Bardette , Willie Best , Stanley Blystone , Wade Boteler , Ed Brady , Everett Brown , Eddy Chandler , George Cooper , Joseph Crehan , Jack Daley , Frank Darien , Hal K. Dawson , Joe Dominguez , Harry Fleischmann , Robert Homans , Cy Kendall , Victor Kilian , Ethan Laidlaw , Robert Middlemass , Charles Middleton , Art Miles , Ivan Miller , Ed Montoya , Philip Morris , James C. Morton , Gil Perkins , Bob Reeves , Cyril Ring , Harry Strang , Harry Tenbrook , Leo White , Joe Whitehead , directed by H. C. Potter & music by .