Gangster Story (1959)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 1, 1959 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Actor Walter Matthau directed his first and only feature film with the black-and-white crime drama Gangster Story. In an unusual noncomedic role, Matthau plays Jack Martin, a local gangster who wants to run his own crime syndicate in the neighborhood run by Earl Dawson (Bruce McFarlan). They eventually team up and plan a heist. Carol Grace plays the reform-minded girlfriend.

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alliance, bad-luck, criminal, gangster, gang-war, girlfriend, mob-boss, reform [improve], struggle, territory, trapped, violence