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The Gangster Show: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1972)

The rise to underworld eminence of the notorious Chicago gangster Artuto Ui - who bears a striking resemblance to Adolf Hitler.

Director:

Jack Gold

Writers:

Bertolt Brecht (play), George Tabori (adaptation)
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicol Williamson ... Arturo Ui
Sam Wanamaker ... O'Casey
Peter Frye Peter Frye ... Dogsborough
Al Mancini ... Giuseppe Givola
Frank Middlemass ... Dilapidated Actor
Phil Brown ... Clark
Jill Townsend ... Mrs. Dulfeet
Bruce Boa ... Ignatius Dulfeet
Larry Cross ... Sheet
Weston Gavin Weston Gavin ... Ernesto Roma
Bob Sherman Bob Sherman ... Ragg
Mark Murphy Mark Murphy ... James Greenwood
Elliott Sullivan Elliott Sullivan ... Grocer Goldman
Hal Jeayes Hal Jeayes ... Grocer
Gordon Sterne Gordon Sterne ... Grocer
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Storyline

The rise to underworld eminence of the notorious Chicago gangster Artuto Ui - who bears a striking resemblance to Adolf Hitler.

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Genres:

Drama | History

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Stage 2: The Resistable Rise of Arturo UI See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's 1941 play "Der Aufhaltsame Aufsteig Des Arturo Ui" (The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui). A copy is in the BFI Archives. See more »

Connections

Version of Karera Arturo Ui (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Days Are Here Again
Words & Music by Jack Yellen & Milton Ager
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