The Racket

The Racket is a 1928 American silent crime drama film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Thomas Meighan, Marie Prevost, Louis Wolheim, and George E. Stone. The film was produced by Howard Hughes, written by Bartlett Cormack and Tom Miranda, and was distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was adapted from Cormack's 1927 Broadway play The Racket.

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    contentLocation Chicago
    director Lewis Milestone
    editor Eddie Adams
    events organized crime
    genre crime drama mystery thriller
    musicBy Robert Israel
    nomination Academy Award for Best Picture
    producer Howard Hughes
    productionCompany Howard Hughes
    publisher Paramount Pictures