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I don't get it, they kill him with a icepick, icepick! You ever hear of such a thing? That's the way they used to kill squealers. Vinny was no squealer! They should've had some respect for him. I mean, you want to kill a guy, get rid of him, that's one thing, but Vinny was always a standup guy. They coulda had some respect for him, they didn't have to do like that. You see what they did to him?
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This is a typical Sunday night movie that would have been shown back in the early 70's to top off your weekend before you went back to work on Monday. Basically a routine crime drama featuring then-current character actors, and a look at what Robert Pine was doing before he landed his big role on Chips, and a look at what William Shatner was doing after Star Trek and before the Emmy award winning TJ Hooker series.
Plot involves two law school grads (David Canary of 'All My Children' and Robert Pine) who take on their first big cases as prosecutors for the federal government. David Canary's case involves convincing a marked mobster to blow the whistle on local politicians on the take from organized crime. Robert Pine's case is about whether or not to prosecute a seemingly clean cut family man of being the bag man in a drug deal.
Nothing extraordinary about this piece, but decent TV quality fare, especially if you're a collector of all things William Shatner, Robert Pine or David Canary. Good period piece of 1973 depicting life in the big city at the time complete with rotary telephones, phone booths where you you could call for a dime (remember those?) 16mm news cameras before the age of mobile color video recorders and giant cars back in the days when everything on the road was made by GM, Ford and Chrysler.
I was particularly interested in the limousine owned by the bad guy, appeared to be a rare 1970 Imperial Lebaron sedan limousine.
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