Tip on a Dead Jockey is a 1957 American crime film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Robert Taylor, George Murphy, and Dorothy Malone. The film is based on the 1954 novel of the same name by William P. McGivern. The film tells the story of a jockey who is framed for murder and must clear his name. Taylor plays the jockey, Murphy plays his trainer, and Malone plays the jockey's girlfriend. The film was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Murphy.

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Tip on a Dead Jockey (1957)

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Tip on a Dead Jockey is a 1957 American crime film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Robert Taylor, George Murphy, and Dorothy Malone. The film is based on the 1954 novel of the same name by William P. McGivern. The film tells the story of a jockey who is framed for murder and must clear his name. Taylor plays the jockey, Murphy plays his trainer, and Malone plays the jockey's girlfriend. The film was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Murphy.

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Cast
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Robert Taylor

Lloyd Tredman
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Dorothy Malone

Phyllis Tredman
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Gia Scala

Paquita Heldon
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Martin Gabel

Bert Smith
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Marcel Dalio

Toto del Aro
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Jack Lord

Jimmy Heldon
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Joyce Jameson

Sue Fan Finley
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Joe Abdullah

Official (uncredited)
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Peter Adams

Tony Wilson (uncredited)
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Salvador Baguez

Capt. Manello (uncredited)
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Peter Camlin

French Official (uncredited)
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Albert Carrier

French Official (uncredited)
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Lilyan Chauvin

Dolores (uncredited)
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Sonny Chorre

Chauffeur (uncredited)
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Franco Corsaro

Official (uncredited)
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Lucille Curtis

Secretary (uncredited)
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Albert de Russo

Italian Official (uncredited)
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Valentin de Vargas

Spanish Officlal (uncredited)
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Joe Dominguez

Waiter (uncredited)
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Henry A. Escalante

Madrid Control (uncredited)
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Abel Franco

Attendant (uncredited)
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Naji Gabbay

Pilot (uncredited)
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Jacques Gallo

French Mechanic (uncredited)
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Martin Garralaga

Pietro (uncredited)
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Jo Gilbert

Script Girl (uncredited)
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John Goddard

Assistant Director (uncredited)
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Wilton Graff

John Rusk (uncredited)
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La Chunga

Flamenco Dancer (uncredited)
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Frank Leyva

Clerk (uncredited)
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Manuel Lopez

Policeman (uncredited)
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Edward Manouk

Pilot (uncredited)
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Jimmy Murphy

Alfredo Soriano (uncredited)
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Frank Nechero

Italian Official (uncredited)
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Manuel París

Spanish Official (uncredited)
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Francis Ravel

French Mechanic (uncredited)
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Carlos Rivero

Crew Chief (uncredited)
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Hayden Rorke

J.R. Nichols (uncredited)
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Tony Roux

Vendor (uncredited)
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Ernest Sarracino

Emelio Berres (uncredited)
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Felipe Turich

Doctor (uncredited)
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Mel Welles

El Fuad (uncredited)
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Frank Wilcox

Shields (uncredited)
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Trude Wyler

Juanita Perez (uncredited)
Crew
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Richard Thorpe

Director
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Charles Lederer

Writer
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Irwin Shaw

Writer
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Tip on a Dead Jockey

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