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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)
Katherine Clark 'Ma' Barker: Show him boys
George Barker: Where did you get these?
Fred as a Boy: Out of the collection plate.
Katherine Clark 'Ma' Barker: Without anyone being the wiser. That took guts!
George Barker: How long has this been going on?
Katherine Clark 'Ma' Barker: Oh a couple of weeks. It was their own idea. I thought it was kinda cute.
Doc as a Boy: Pretty slick, eh Pop?
George Barker: What kind of mother are you?! Letting your sons steal from church!
Katherine Clark 'Ma' Barker: Not letting them, George, encouraging them.
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