Pay or Die (1960)





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This gritty crime drama is loosely based on the real-life crime-fighting exploits of turn-of-the-century New York policeman Joe Petrosino. Petrosino founded the notorious Italian Squad, a group of detectives who were determined to prove that the Sicilian Mafia was behind Big Apple organized crime.
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Ernest Borgnine
as Police Lt. Joseph Petrosino
Joseph Sargent
as Sorgente
John Marley
as Caputo
Zohra Lampert
as Adelina Saulino
Robert F. Simon
as Commissioner
Paul Birch
as Mayor
Vincent Barbi
as Fabraka
Vito Scotti
as Simonetti
Mary Carver
as Mrs. Rossi
Alan Austin
as Johnny Viscardi
Howard Caine
as Enrico Caruso
Robert Ellenstein
as Luigi Di Sarno
Sam Capuano
as Rossi
Sherry Alberoni
as Giulia De Sarno
Mario Siletti
as Enzo Loria
Renata Vanni
as Mama Saulino
Franco Corsaro
as Vito Zarillo
Marian Collier
as Girl from Opera
Bart Bradley
as Nicolo
Carlo Tricoli
as Don Cesare
John Duke
as Lupo Miano
Robert Simon
as Commissioner
Bruno Della Santina
as Papa Saulino
Nick Pawl
as Palumbo
Sal Armetta
as Botti
Judy Stranges
as Marisa Rossi
Leslie Glenn
as Girl at Bombing
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Aside from Marty, this is my favorite Ernest Borgnine role where he plays a good guy.

Full Review… | July 26, 2012
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