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Alternate Names:
'Ma' Barker / 'Ma' Kate Barker / Kate 'Ma' Barker / Kate Clark 'Ma' Barker / Young Kate


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  1. "Hotel Secrets & Legends"
    ... aka "Mysteries at the Hotel" - USA (alternative title)
        - Vampire Outbreak; American Trailor; Corporate Retreat (2014) TV episode, Played by Taber Cross
  2. Spirits of St. Paul: The Gangster Era (2012) Played by Carol Vnuk (as 'Ma' Barker)

  3. Public Enemies (1996) (V) Played by Theresa Russell (as Kate 'Ma' Barker)
    ... aka "Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (TV title)
  4. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - Whine, Whine, Whine (1995) TV episode, Played by Anne Bellamy

  5. The Untouchable Family (1988) Played by Caridad Sanchez

  6. The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One (1974) (TV) Played by Eileen Heckart
    ... aka "Alvin Karpis: Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (alternative title)
  7. Bloody Mama (1970) Played by Lisa Linsky (as Young Kate) / Shelley Winters (as 'Ma' Kate Barker)

  8. "The Witness"
        - Ma Barker (1961) TV episode, Played by Joan Blondell
  9. Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960) Played by Lurene Tuttle

  10. The FBI Story (1959) Played by Jane Crowley
  11. "The Untouchables"
        - Ma Barker and Her Boys (1959) TV episode, Played by Claire Trevor (as Kate Clark 'Ma' Barker)
  12. "Gang Busters"
    ... aka "Captured" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Gangbusters" - USA (DVD box title)
        - Homer Van Meter (1952) TV episode, Played by Jean Harvey
        - Alvin Karpis (1952) TV episode, Played by Jean Harvey
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  1. Guns Don't Argue (1957) Played by Jean Harvey (as 'Ma' Barker)

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From "Gang Busters: Alvin Karpis (#1.3)" (1952)
Fred Barker: What's the saxophone for, Al? You takin' up music?
Alvin Karpis: In a way - this kind of music's going to be our ticket to a better life. Meet "Baby".
[Karpis pulls a machine gun from his saxophone case]
Fred Barker: Wow! What a saxophone!
Ma Barker: Make way for a music lover. Al, can you really shoot this thing?
Alvin Karpis: I can make it talk, Ma. It'll tell any cop that gets in my way he made a bad mistake.
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