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Wise Guys


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A new season of films about The Mobsters opens with this first showing on network television of Brian De Palma 's hectic comedy, a blend of farce and bloodshed, starring Danny DeVito
Harry and Moe are a couple of small-time guys who dream of opening America's first
Italian/Jewish deli. But they foolishly decide to finance the scheme by double-crossing the meanest mobster in New York.
(The season continues next week with Prizzi's Honor, starring Jack Nicholson ) ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 43-50


Unknown: Brian De Palma
Unknown: Danny Devito
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Harry Valentini: Danny Devito
Mae Dickstein: Joe Piscopo
Bobby Dilea: Harvey Keitel
Marco: Ray Sharkey
Anthony Castelo: Dan Hedaya
Frank the Fixer: Captain Lou Albano
LilDickstein: Julie Bovasso
Wanda Valentini: Patti Lupone
AuntSadie: Antonia Rey
Grandma Valentini: Mimi Cecchini

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