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Melvin Purvis (Character)
from Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974) (TV)

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FBI bureau chief, lawyer. Born Melvin Horace Purvis on October 24... See more »


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  1. "Hotel Secrets & Legends"
    ... aka "Mysteries at the Hotel" - USA (alternative title)
        - Munchkin Mayhem; Undercover President; the Real Gatsby (2014) TV episode, Played by Kevin Herrmann

  2. Public Enemies (2009) Played by Christian Bale
  3. Crime Wave: 18 Months of Mayhem (2008) (TV) Played by Scott Brooks
  4. The Dillinger Conspiracy (2006) (TV) Played by Timothy Prindle
  5. The Real Untouchables (2001) (TV) Played by Tom Clarke Hill / Douglas Weidner

  6. Public Enemies (1996) (V) Played by Dan Cortese
    ... aka "Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (TV title)
  7. Dillinger and Capone (1995) Played by Christopher Kriesa
  8. Dillinger (1991) (TV) Played by Will Patton

  9. The Lady in Red (1979) Played by Alan Vint
    ... aka "Guns, Sin and Bathtub Gin" - USA (reissue title)
    ... aka "Touch Me and Die" - USA (reissue title)
  10. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977) Played by Michael Sacks
  11. The Kansas City Massacre (1975) (TV) Played by Dale Robertson
  12. The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd (1974) (TV) Played by Geoffrey Binney
  13. Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974) (TV) Played by Dale Robertson
  14. Dillinger (1973) Played by Ben Johnson

  15. Dillinger (1960) (TV) Played by Steven Hill

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From Public Enemies (2009)
[Purvis and Baum are listening in on a wiretapped call]
Agent Carter Baum: This is a phone conversation from a car dealership twenty-seven minutes ago. Harry Berman.
[He pushes down the needle to play back an acetate disk]
John Dillinger's voice: When you drop it, leave the keys on the floorboard.
Harry Berman's voice: I got a DeSoto.
John Dillinger's voice: Okay.
[Purvis takes off his headphones]
Melvin Purvis: How did we get to Berman?
Agent Carter Baum: Off the Dillinger coat. The coat was bought in Cicero, Illinois, a few doors down from Berman's dealership. Now we know Berman. He's been supplying cars to the Syndicate since Capone. When Dillinger bought that coat, he must've been at Berman's switching cars.
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