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
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Christine McGuire (as Deborah Duchêne)
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Dorothy McGuire (as Larissa Lapchinski)
Christopher Barry ...
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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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25 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Der Pate und das Showgirl  »

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Originally aired on HBO. See more »

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When Sam and Phyllis drive to Palm Springs, a wide shot as they head across the desert shows that the driver side taillight is out. When the arrive at the motel, both taillights are working. See more »

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Sugartime
Written by Charlie Phillips and Odis Echols
Produced and Arranged by Sidney James
Courtesy of Peer Music
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really good
1 September 2003 | by (orbiting around Marz) – See all my reviews

I really like this movie. If you like bio/dramas , this is great. If you like mobster movies , this is a good story. If you're into history , this is a ticket... I totally recommend this film to anyone who has not seen it and has an interest in any of the above catergories mentioned. I havent ever seen John Turturro in anything other than this movie - and in my opinion - he is brilliant as Sam Giancana - almost makes you love Sam. Great flick! Rent it! Borrow a friend's copy!!See it!!!


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