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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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)
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Richard Blackburn ...
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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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Originally aired on HBO. See more »

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

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You Do Something to Me
Written by Cole Porter
Produced and Arranged by Sidney James
Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Music
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Related reference in the CIA docs...
28 June 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

From the New York Times of 27 June 2007, about a just released batch of CIA documents.

"One technician was arrested in 1960 after trying to bug a Las Vegas hotel room. The operation had been requested by Sam Giancana, the Chicago mobster, who was then helping the C.I.A. in a plot to assassinate Mr. Castro. Mr. Giancana had been concerned that his girlfriend, the singer Phyllis McGuire, was having an affair with the comedian Dan Rowan, and surveillance was ordered to "determine the extent of his intimacy" with her."

I think this is a 'telling' incident on several fronts.


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