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The Racket (2014) HD online
Language: English
Category: Movie / Documentary / Short / History / War
Original Title: The Racket
Director: Joe Jenkins
Writers: Joe Jenkins,Nick Thomson
Released: 2014
Budget: £6,000
Duration: 20min
Video type: Movie
The Racket, written to mark the centenary of the First World War, exposes the immense profits made during a war that claimed 20 million lives yet created 21,000 new millionaires and billionaires, in America alone. Adapted from the speeches and writings of Major General Smedley Butler, the most decorated soldier in US history, The Racket combines Butler's intense respect for the ordinary soldier with critical dissent against the growing corporatism he believed to be corrupting the ideals he'd willingly die to protect.
Credited cast:
Cyd Casados Cyd Casados - Herself - Narrator (voice)
Philippe Chicheportiche Philippe Chicheportiche - French Soldier (voice)
Paul DuBois Paul DuBois - Abraham Lincoln (voice)
Carl Halling Carl Halling - Woodrow Wilson (voice)
Walles Hamonde Walles Hamonde - Major General Smedley Butler (voice)
Klemens Koehring Klemens Koehring - German Soldier (voice)
Andy Rowe Andy Rowe - British Soldier (voice)