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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The syndicate. Genovese. Anastasia. Luciano. Masseria. Lucchese. Maranzano. The way they lived - The way they died.
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Did You Know?
The film was made and released about 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
A couple of times at the start of the movie, in the shower scene, it is clear that Charles Bronson is wearing an orange bathing suit. See more
Referenced in Terence Young: Bond Vivant