The RacketThe Racket
was one of the first films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture
(then called "Best Picture, Production") in 1927
. The movie was written by Eddie Adams (titles), Del Andrews, Harry Behn, Bartlett Cormack (adaptation) and Bartlett Cormack (play), and directed by Lewis Milestone
The movie is a crime drama starring Thomas Meighan, Marie Prevost, Louis Wolheim, and George E. Stone. Only one copy of the film is known to exist.