Miami Noir: The Arthur E. Teele Story (2008)

"Miami Noir: The Arthur E. Teele Story" is an hour long documentary that examines the events that led up to the suicide of Miami City Commissioner Arthur Teele, Jr. in the lobby of the Miami Herald in July 2005.




Credited cast:
Francisco Alvarado Francisco Alvarado ... Self
Lui Attanasi Lui Attanasi ... Herald Front Desk
Eric Bendross ... Det. Ben Guerrero
Del Bryan Del Bryan ... Self
Leo Casino Leo Casino ... Arthur E. Teele
Luz Collazos Luz Collazos ... Det. Lily Gonzalez
Oscar Corral Oscar Corral ... Self
Jim DeFede Jim DeFede ... Self
Marvin Dunn Marvin Dunn ... Self
Richard P. Dunn Richard P. Dunn ... Self
Ronald Frazier Ronald Frazier ... Self
Alvin Harris Alvin Harris ... Evens Thermilus
Carolyn Johnson Carolyn Johnson ... Stephanie Teele
Juan Koop Juan Koop ... Self
Maha McCain Maha McCain ... Tammy McNair


In the early 1980s, a young, bright, black politician moved to Miami from Washington, D.C. after directing 220 million dollars into Miami's transportation system as head of the Urban Mass Transit Administration under Ronald Reagan's administration. From the late 1980s until 2004, Arthur Teele flourished in Miami as a county and city commissioner where he strived to improve the living conditions for impoverished black communities. The media's scrutiny of misappropriation of government funds and contracts would lead to an under-cover investigation of Teele initiated by the Florida State Attorney. The drama began to unfold when Teele ran an under-cover detective off the road for following his wife. This led to his conviction for threatening a public servant. State and Federal charges of fraud and money laundering would bring additional arrests for Teele. With mounting debt, bad press, allegations of soliciting a transvestite prostitute, and the development of his criminal charges, Arthur... Written by Sam Rega

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Miami Noir Blog | Official site





Release Date:

1 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA


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$20,000 (estimated)
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