Friends and colleagues from movie industry pay a tribute to the great late character actor Joe Spinell, known for his appearances in classics such as The Godfather (Part I and II), Rocky, Taxi Driver and the lead role in the slasher film Maniac. The documentary presents a little about Spinell as an actor and his performances and also tells about the man he was outside of the movie set. Written by
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I heard stories about how this guy would rank up thousands of dollars in hotel and restaurant bills, yet during working on 'Vigilante' and 'Walking the Edge' he would complain to me about how everybody pays him not enough. Joe privately told me: "Everyone robs me. They use me on these movies for a couple of days and pay me short dough." Yet, this is a guy who spends money like there is no tomorrow. However in 1984, I flew Joe out here to Los Angeles where I told him about this little ...