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7 Ratings

The Match King

United States, 1932


Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle’s small match factory. By expert manipulation of everyone and employment of femmes-fatale, he parlays this into a match monopoly…

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The Match King Directed by Howard Bretherton, William Keighley