Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a local mobster. Vinnie's told to school the lad, use him for collections, and teach him some sense. What Vinnie doesn't know is that once Tony learns the ropes, Vinnie will be out. Tensions mount when Tony goes around Vinnie's paternalistic ways, takes a bet from an unemployed alcoholic, and demands that the loser's wife pay the vig in trade. Is there any way out for Vinnie - with or without his good name? Written by
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Premiered on Cinemax after it could not find a distributor for a theatrical release. See more
When Vinnie gets dropped off at home after getting drunk The police car has Boston Police on it. See more
I'm a bookie bloodsucker, living off other people's sickness.
Written by Barbara L. Jordan
and William Peterkin
Performed by Pete Peterkin
Courtesy of Heavy Hitters See more