Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.
Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and ... See full summary »
This feature was shot in the midst of some of Europe's most stunning scenery. The story focuses on the efforts of an espionage agent, played by Italian heartthrob Fabio Testi, to secure a ... See full summary »
Gangland boss Vic Morono presides over a mixed pack of cards with the trumps being the 'The Four Deuces': Chip Morono, Mickey Navarro, Ben Arlen, and Smokey Ross. The abundance of humor, ... See full summary »
William H. Bushnell
The knight Guerrando is forced to leave for the crusades without having had time to consume his marriage with the beautiful Boccadoro. According to the custom of the period, Guerrando applies the chastity belt to the bride.
A Jewish man who owns a Brooklyn deli asks his domineering uncle for a loan so he can buy his dream restaurant in Manhattan, but the uncle demands that he give up his Gentile girlfriend ... See full summary »
Lucky Luciano (Vic Tayback) is shown smugly sitting in the courtroom gallery during Lepke's murder trial. This would not have happened, because this trial occurred in the fall of 1941 and Luciano had been sent to prison in 1936. He was not released until 1946, at which time he was deported to Italy. See more »
You know, we could do with better movies. How about a nice love story or something, instead of this gangster shit?
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CBS edited 20 minutes from this film for its 1983 network television premiere. See more »
This movie is one in which Tony Curtis gives one of his best performances as Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Curtis ,better known for his romantic and comedic roles proved to audiences that he could potray a gangster too, and does a damn good job of it!
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