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Sugartime (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  25 November 1995 (USA)
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Purportedly true story of the affair between singer Phyllis McGuire, and Mafia boss Sam Giancana, famous for his alleged connections to John F Kennedy and Frank Sinatra.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Phyllis McGuire
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Butch Blasi
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Tony Accardo
Louis Del Grande ...
Chuckie English
Deborah Duchene ...
Christine McGuire (as Deborah Duchêne)
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Dorothy McGuire (as Larissa Lapchinski)
Christopher Barry ...
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Richard Blackburn ...
Police captain
Amanda Blitz ...
Annette Giancana
Renessa Blitz ...
Francine Giancana
Kelly Bodanis ...
Doris
Valerie Boyce ...
Showgirl
Bob Clout ...
Mr. McGuire
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Vince Inserra
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Purportedly true story of the affair between singer Phyllis McGuire, and Mafia boss Sam Giancana, famous for his alleged connections to John F Kennedy and Frank Sinatra. Written by Duncan Shine <Shine@Telecall.Co.Uk>

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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Der Pate und das Showgirl  »

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The same cars keep passing in the background during the desert gas-station scenes. See more »

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Just One of Those Things
Written by Cole Porter
Produced and Arranged by Sidney James
Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Music
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Turturro Gave a Great Performance
7 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Remember when the McGuire Sisters were at the top of their careers and everyone was dreamy eyed at the fact they had wonderful voices on the Ed Sullivan TV Show and also their father was a Preacher. When the facts finally came out about Phyllis McGuire getting involved with a top notch gangster from Las Vegas, WOW it was the Shock of the Century in those days. John Turturro,(Sam Giancana), "She Hate Me",'04, played the role of Sam to perfection and when he met Phyllis McGuire's parents, he made a complete Ass of himself and it was quite funny. Mary-Louise Parker,(Phyllis McGuire),"Romance & Cigarettes",'05, gave a great supporting role and had some real funny scenes in a motel room with their sleeping arrangements and final love making. It sure is a nice entertaining film if you happened to miss seeing it.


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