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Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Biography | Crime  -  9 April 1974 (USA)
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Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.

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Thatcher Covington
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'Kate' Katherine Ryan-Kelly
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Charles 'Charlie' Parlmetter
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'Gene' Eugene T. Farber
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Thomas 'Buckwheat' Longaker
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Nash Covington
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Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.

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Steve Kanaly, who plays FBI Agent Sam Cowley in this film, played "Pretty Boy" Floyd in Dillinger (1973). Both films were written by John Milius (he also directed "Dillinger"). See more »

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Followed by The Kansas City Massacre (1975) See more »

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Excellent first go-around for director Curtis and star Robertson in this enjoyable made-for-TV gangster film.
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This was the first of two gangster films made by director Curtis and star Robertson, and it moves quite well. Excellent period detail and some fast action help make this a memorable made-for-TV film. If you grew up during the 1970's, you knew that the ABC Movie of the Week series brought out many film films - many more entertaining than their theatrical counterparts. This is one of them; director Curtis - of "The Night Stalker" fame - has an immediately recognizable style that is under-rated by critics. Fun film - sequel: "The Kansas City Massacre."


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