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Chicago Syndicate (1955)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | July 1955 (USA)
An ex-military accountant is recruited by the FBI to infiltrate the mob in Chicago in an attempt to break open the rackets. To complicate his job, two women stand in his way, each with their own agenda.

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Barry Amsterdam
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Connie Peters
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Arnold 'Arnie' Valent
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Benny Chico
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Joyce Kern - alias Sue Morton
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David Healey / Narrator
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Nate - a Thug
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Dolan - a Thug
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Det. Lt. Robert Fenton
George Brand ...
Jack Roper
Hugh Sanders ...
Pat Winters
Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra ...
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An ex-military accountant is recruited by the FBI to infiltrate the mob in Chicago in an attempt to break open the rackets. To complicate his job, two women stand in his way, each with their own agenda.

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TOO HOT TO HANDLE! (original ad - all caps)


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Connections

References On the Waterfront (1954) See more »

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Greek Bolero
by Yannis Spartakos (as John Spartacos)
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Is Charles Lane in this film in an uncredited speaking role?
20 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Has anyone else noticed that Charles Lane appears with his back to the camera in the scene where Paul Stewart warns his syndicate partners about not cheating him? The voice also seems to be his. He doesn't show up anywhere else in the film. I have not been able to find him associated with it on any credit listings, including the abbreviated IMDb cast list. I thought this was a pretty good genre film. It's always nice to see Paul Stewart in a bigger role. Don't recall ever seeing Abbe Lane in a film before. I really thought she was better than the other female lead, despite having less to do. Although her acting ability cannot really be assessed from this single role, I am surprised she did not have a lengthier career.


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