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The Ultimate Book of Gangster Movies: Featuring the 100 Greatest Gangster Films of All Time

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The gangster movie is one of the most popular genres in film. From the Italian, Irish, and Russian “families” in America to similarly sinister groups in Europe, Japan, and beyond, the cinema has never shied away from portraying the evil exploits of these brutal outfits. In this highly entertaining and informative book, two accomplished and apropos authors put the genre in ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Running Press
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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF GANGSTER MOVIES. (2011). George Anastasia & Glen Macnow. ****.
Anastasia (no relation to the mob) is the crime reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the host of both a radio and a TV show. Macnow is a talk-radio host for a Philadelphia station and a former writer for both the Inquirer and the Detroit Free Press. They both like movies, though Anastasia seems to be the prime mover for this collection. The two of them have come up with the 100 Greatest Gangster Films o
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