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The George Raft Story (1961)


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Release Date: Nov 22, 1961 Wide


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This is an interesting biography of the actor known for his gangster roles in films, and though Ray Danton plays the part of George Raft without looking like him in the least, he is still convincing in his mannerisms. Without getting into any in-depth plumbing of the actor's life, the story begins with the young Raft making his way in New York as a dancer and rubbing shoulders with underworld figures. Then he goes to Hollywood where he eventually finds fame in the film Scarface and gets typecast … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense , Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Crane Wilbur , Daniel Mainwaring
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On DVD: Mar 23, 2009
Warner Bros


as George Raft

as Lisa Lang

as Al Capone

as Sheila Patton

as Moxie Cusack

as Texas Guinan

as Benny Siegel

as Ruth Harris

as Frankie Donatella

as Mr. Raft

as MC Team

as MC Team

as Jerry Fitzpatrick

as Charleston Dancer

as Mizner

as Johnny
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Delightful biopic is full of zippy dance numbers, with lively look at life of actor-dancer.

Full Review… | August 16, 2012
Classic Film and Television

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