When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the sacred code of silence. Written by
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Joe Valachi told it all...across the headlines of America
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Did You Know?
The film was made and released four years after the movie's source non-fiction biographical best-seller book of the same name by Peter Maas
had been first published in 1968. See more
During a car chase scene, the cameras back out too far from the antique cars, and you can see modern (circa late 60's - early 70's)cars in the street with them. See more
"Cut it off!" Bender to his two henchman as they grab Gap to get a "present" for Don Vito's girlfriend.
Referenced in Terence Young: Bond Vivant