The Match King Script

Script by:Einar Thorvaldson (Novel), Houston Branch (Screenplay), Sidney Sutherland (Screenplay)
Directed by:Howard Bretherton, William Keighley

Plot:Unscrupulous Chicago janitor Paul Kroll uses deceit to fund a return trip to his homeland of Sweden. There, via ongoing continuing deceit and manipulation, he gradually attains a monopoly on the matchstick market in several countries and becomes an influential international figure. Based on the true story of Ivar Kreuger.