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The Selling of Vince D'Angelo (1983)

Danny DeVito stars in and directs this critically acclaimed short film which was part of the ground breaking HBO/Cinemax anthology series, "Likely Stories." Danny plays corrupt Congressman ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Danny DeVito ... Vince D'Angelo
Rhea Perlman ... Vince's Wife
Vincent Schiavelli ... Vince's Right Hand Man
Frank Sivero ... Vince's Left Hand Man
Tim Thomerson ... Sen. Pete Harrison
Joan Darling ... Cong. Mary McKensie
Joe Santos ... FBI guy
Jason Hervey ... Vince's Son
Jessica Lee Smith Jessica Lee Smith ... Vince's Daughter
Corky Pigeon ... Vince's Fake Son
Mary Linda Phillips ... Vince's Fake Wife
Harvey Miller Harvey Miller ... Vince's Lawyer
Mews Small ... Tawny Tyler (as Marya Small)
Fred Scialla Fred Scialla ... Nephew Assassin (Freddie)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Firestone Roy Firestone ... Commercial Director
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Storyline

Danny DeVito stars in and directs this critically acclaimed short film which was part of the ground breaking HBO/Cinemax anthology series, "Likely Stories." Danny plays corrupt Congressman Vince D'Angelo who is making a sleazy run to become Senator of New Jersey. In the process he spreads vicious rumors about his running mates and uses incendiary campaign commercials to get himself elected. His campaign is derailed when he is caught-on-tape giving a bribe to a G-man posing as a mobster. His response to the "Mobscam" debacle is to claim he was "conducting his own investigation" and then fakes an 11th hour assassination on himself to engender voter sympathy. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

D'Angelo - Before it's too late!

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1983 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Repeated as a Showtime special on October 17th, 1992. See more »

Quotes

Vince D'Angelo: [to undercover FBI agent] Yeah, yeah, I'm taking the money in exchange for favors - How many times do I have to say it?
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