A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.

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Joe Dubbs
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Peter Gallagher
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Paul Hamilton Jr
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Frank Romeo
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Deaver G. Wallace
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Edmund Schilling
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Dominic Leopold
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Luke Burgess
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Arthur Lloyd Trenier
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Louise Trenier (as Kathy Lloyd)
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Rose
Jerome Thor ...
Abe Hirsch
Valentin de Vargas ...
Ernesto De La Pina (as Valentine De Vargas)
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Monica Forbes
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A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.

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Incidente en una calle oscura  »

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Frank Romeo refers to the theft of a 1957 Edsel. Edsels were made only between 1958 and 1960. See more »

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Frank Romeo: [on phone] Are you finished? Cuz I want you to shut up and listen to every word I got to say the you tell it word for word to Dominique Leopold. Number 1, I know all about them construction companies: I know the names, dates, places, prices, everything. All that information is on the open market right now and I got another very interested customer called the government of the United States of America, you got that? Shut up you punk and listen. I don't forgive you. Number 2 I don't forgive you. ...
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Routine crime-drama with all star cast
6 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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