Portland Expose

Portland Expose

Director: Harold D. Schuster Cast: Edward Binns, Carolyn Craig, Virginia Gregg

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

Virtually every major city in the 1950s harbored some sort of political corruption or other, providing plenty of material for the "exposé" school of filmmaking. Portland Expose is a fact-based account of skullduggery in the Oregon metropolis. Inspired by revelations made during the Senate's McClellan Committee hearings, the story concentrates on an honest tavern owner named George Madison (Edward Binns) who is involuntarily sucked into the city's rotten-to-the-core political machine. When Madison refuses to allow his establishment to serve as the gathering place for hoods and delinquents, the powers-that-be threaten to harm his family. Only after his daughter is attacked by a syndicate flunkey does Madison decide to fight back. At great personal risk, he manages to tape-record damning evidence against Portland's "untouchable" criminal kingpin (Russ Conway). The supporting cast includes such radio and TV "regulars" as Virginia Gregg, Larry Dobkin, Frank Gorshin and Joe Flynn.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/04/2014
UPC: 0089859063220
Original Release: 1957
Rating: NR
Source: Kit Parker Films
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:12:00
Sales rank: 39,222

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Edward Binns George Madison
Carolyn Craig Ruth Madison
Virginia Gregg Clara Madison
Russ Conway Phillip Jacman
Frank Gorshin Joe
Joseph Marr Larry
Rusty Lane Tom Carmody
Lea Penman Mrs. Stoneway
Jeanne Carmen Iris
Stanley Farrar Lennox
Francis de Sales Alfred Grey
Kort Falkenberg Speed Bromley
Joe Flynn Ted Carl
Jon-Mikl Thor Capt. Vincent
Lawrence Dobkin Garnell

Technical Credits
Harold D. Schuster Director
Carl Berger Cinematographer
Jack de Witt Screenwriter
Paul Dunlap Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Dave Milton Art Director
Lindsley Parsons Producer
Maurice E. Wright Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Portland Expose
1. Scene 1 [6:59]
2. Scene 2 [4:30]
3. Scene 3 [7:25]
4. Scene 4 [5:27]
5. Scene 5 [5:06]
6. Scene 6 [6:12]
7. Scene 7 [6:47]
8. Scene 8 [7:05]
9. Scene 9 [5:42]
10. Scene 10 [5:49]
11. Scene 11 [6:44]
12. Scene 12 [4:09]

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