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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. Spirits of St. Paul: The Gangster Era (2012) Played by Carol Vnuk (as 'Ma' Barker)

  2. Public Enemies (1996) (V) Played by Theresa Russell (as Kate 'Ma' Barker)
    ... aka "Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (TV title)

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

  4. 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)
  5. Bloody Mama (1970) Played by Lisa Linsky (as Young Kate) / Shelley Winters (as 'Ma' Kate Barker)

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

  8. "The Untouchables"
        - Ma Barker and Her Boys (1959) TV episode, Played by Claire Trevor (as Kate Clark 'Ma' Barker)
  9. The FBI Story (1959) Played by Jane Crowley
  10. "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
Archive Footage:
  1. Guns Don't Argue (1960) Played by Jean Harvey (as 'Ma' Barker)

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From Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960)
Lou, Kelly's Girl: Why you old battle axe we wouldn't give you a-
Katherine Clark 'Ma' Barker: Oh sweet child! You say that again and I'll rattle your tonsils till that mink turns into the rabbit it is! I've got no time for cheats or...phony blondes!
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