6,000 Enemies is a 1939 American drama film directed by George B. Seitz and starring Walter Pidgeon as a successful District Attorney who is framed on charge of bribery. Although innocent, he is sent to prison where he fights to clear his name. The film also stars Rita Johnson.
US film poster
|Directed by||George B. Seitz|
|Produced by||Lucien Hubbard|
|Written by||Wilmon Menard|
Leo L. Stanley
|Music by||Edward Ward|
|Cinematography||John F. Seitz|
|Edited by||Conrad A. Nervig|
District attorney Steve Donegan (Walter Pidgeon) an all-too-efficient district attorney who has sent dozens of criminals to prison finds himself framed on a bribery charge and winds up in prison himself.
- Walter Pidgeon as Steve Donegan
- Rita Johnson as Anne Barry
- Paul Kelly as Dr. Malcolm Scott
- Nat Pendleton as 'Socks' Martin
- Harold Huber as Joe Silenus
- Grant Mitchell as Warden Alvin Parkhurst
- John Arledge as Phil Donegan
- J.M. Kerrigan as Dan Barrett
- Adrian Morris as 'Bull' Snyder
- Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams as Maxie (as Guinn Williams)
- Arthur Aylesworth as 'Bluebeard' Dawson
- Raymond Hatton as Prisoner 'Wibbie' Yern
- Lionel Royce as Prisoner 'Dutch' Myers
- Tom Neal as Prisoner Ransom
- Willie Fung as Wang
According to MGM records the film earned $233,000 in the US and Canada and $125,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $22,000. It also featured the short "The Bear That Couldn't Sleep", which was the first Barney Bear short.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
- 6,000 Enemies on IMDb
- 6,000 Enemies at AllMovie
- 6,000 Enemies at the TCM Movie Database
- 6,000 Enemies at the American Film Institute Catalog