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Gone with the Pope (2010)

Unrated | | Crime | 12 March 2010 (USA)
Famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell is Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and 'charge a dollar from every Catholic in the world' as the ransom. Shot in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Duke Mitchell ...
Paul
Lorenzo Dardado ...
The Pope / The Old Man
Jim LoBianco ...
Luke
Peter Milo ...
Peter
John Murgia ...
John
Giorgio Tavolieri ...
Giorgio
Jeanne Hibbard ...
Jean
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Boyd ...
Bill
John Bruno ...
John
Carl Cocomo ...
Carl
Paul DiAmico ...
Bartender
Steve DiBiaso ...
Vatican Bishop
Nola Hand ...
Fat Woman
Jeffrey Mitchell ...
Junkie
Zep Mizner ...
Himself
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Famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell is Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and 'charge a dollar from every Catholic in the world' as the ransom. Shot in 1975, GONE WITH THE POPE was unfinished at the time of Duke Mitchell's death in 1981, and finally completed in 2009 from a rediscovered, n unfinished print.

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You're either in, or you're in the way!

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12 March 2010 (USA)  »

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Kiss the Ring  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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The original rough cut ran close to 3 hours long. Bob Murawski and Sage Stallone went through the rough cut and all the available outtake footage to assemble the new version which is considerably much shorter. Murawski stated most of the footage left out was excess dialogue not important to the film and badly effected the comic pacing. See more »

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Spoofs Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Gone With the Pope is Great Movie Madness
21 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a major fan of Duke Mitchell's film Massacre Mafia Style, I couldn't wait to see Gone With the Pope, and I was not disappointed. Seeing the pristine, restored print in a theater was great fun, and Bob Murawski, who won the Academy Award for editing The Hurt Locker, did a great job resurrecting Duke Mitchell's lost masterpiece. Bringing Gone With the Pope to the world has been a passion of Bob's and it shows. Grindhouse Releasing has done some amazing re-releases, especially Cannibal Holocaust, I Drink Your Blood, and now Gone With the Pope is the next hit on their roll.

If you're unfamiliar with the work of Duke Mitchell, just wait until you see Massacre Mafia Style, which Grindhouse will also have on DVD soon, and if Gone With the Pope comes to your neck of the woods, be in, don't be in the way.


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