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Inside the Mafia (1959)

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Thanks to the notorious gangland conference in Appalachian, New York, the word "Mafia" was on everyone's lips in 1959. Rushing to capitalize on this fact was the low-budget expose Inside the Mafia. Grant Richards plays a Lucky Luciano type who is about to return to the US after several years' deportation. Richards arranges for an upstate New York gangland meeting, where minor mob functionary Cameron Mitchell plans to depose big boss Ted DeCorsia. Mitchell also intends to murder Richards so that he can rule the Mafia unfettered. But Richards is still master of his own fate, and he guns down his competition during the gang conference before surrendering to the police. Inside the Mafia told the public little that wasn't already known, but the film served its purpose of cashing in on a "hot" title. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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Cast

Elaine Edwards
as Anne Balcom
James Brown (II)
as Capt. Doug Blair
Robert Strauss
as Sam Galey
Ted de Corsia
as Augie Martello
Grant Richards
as Johnny Lucero
Richard Karlan
as Chins Dayton
Frank Gerstle
as Julie Otranto
Louis Jean Heydt
as Rod Balcom
Steve Roberts
as Raycheck
Hal Torey
as Molina
Carl Milletaire
as Dave Alto
Carol Nugent
as Sandy Balcom
Edward Platt
as Dan Regent
Jack Daley
as Joe the Barber
Jim Bannon
as Corino
Jack Kenney
as Vince DeMao
House Peters Jr.
as Marty Raven
Anthony Warde
as Bob Kalen
Donna Dale
as Manicurist
John Hart
as Police Sergeant
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A flat fictionalized version of the infamous Appalachian Mafia meeting in the 1950s.

April 15, 2003 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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