Gunn (1967)

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Peter Gunn investigates the murder of Scarlotti, a mobster who once saved the detective's life. The primary suspect appears to be Fusco, who has taken over. In the middle of the case, an ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Devon ...
Police Lt. Jacoby
Albert Paulsen ...
Nick Fusco
Helen Traubel ...
Dave Corwin
The Bishop
Frank Kreig ...
Lincoln Demyan ...
Julio Scarlotti
Chanin Hale ...
Scarlotti's Mistress
Charles Dierkop ...
Lazlo Joyce
Mikel Angel ...


Peter Gunn investigates the murder of Scarlotti, a mobster who once saved the detective's life. The primary suspect appears to be Fusco, who has taken over. In the middle of the case, an unclothed woman calling her self Samantha shows up at Gunn's apartment. The investigation gets grizzlier as it goes on, including the bombing of Mother's, one of Gunn's hangouts. Finally, Fusco gives Gunn a deadline to prove the mobster didn't kill Scarlotti - or else Gunn will be killed. Written by Bill Koenig

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Gunn explodes in his first big screen color caper!




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Release Date:

4 January 1968 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

24 uur uit 't leven van een Moordenaar  »

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Blake Edwards intended originally simply to produce this film, with William Friedkin directing. Friedkin turned it down because he disliked the script - something writer William Peter Blatty reminded him of after they had later collaborated successfully on "The Exorcist". See more »


Gunn eats melon continually during lengthy scene in diner but at end of meal, only a few bites are missing from slice. See more »


Peter Gunn: Immortality is a happy childhood.
Police Lt. Jacoby: What's your point?
Peter Gunn: We grow up and we die. Worrying about it just gets us there a little sooner.
Police Lt. Jacoby: Trite, but not very original.
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Follows Peter Gunn (1958) See more »


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Why has this great Crime mystery not been put on VHS or DVD?
18 September 2004 | by (South Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

Will someone please find the Master cut of this great film and make it available to the general public?! I saw Gunn in the early 1970's on Television on two different occasions, on the ABC network in New York City. Of course the film was edited for content and to squeeze in the sponsors commercials, so ABC cut out the good stuff. The opening scenes of the couple sleeping on the yacht,then being sprayed with automatic machine gun fire until dead, set the pace for Henry Mancini's Theme song, Peter Gunn. (Peter Gunn's theme song is Much "Cooler than James Bond's folks).I vaguely remember other bits and pieces of the movie, so I would like to view it again, uncut. Can someone please shed some light on what happened to this Cool movie starring Craig Stevens, one of the coolest detectives ever to track a suspect? This movie should have been on Video ages ago. Now it should be on DVD for the world to see. If anyone knows of a way to get a copy of the film in any format, please e-mail the details. Best regards, JD

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