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The Great American Picture Show: Prime Cut


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concludes a major season of recent American movies.
Tonight starring Lee Marvin, Gene Hackman
Worried that their Kansas 'branch' is seeking independence, a Chicago gang send their toughest enforcer, Nick Devlin, to investigate - and collect - any outstanding debts. In Kansas, Nick is confronted by 'Mary Ann' the local gang leader who is considerably more brutal than his name.
This is one of the most unusual films in the season of recent American movies, a vivid portrait of organised crime with superstars Marvin and Hackman, daggers drawn on the wrong side of the law.
Films p 11 (First showing on British television)


Screenplay: Robert Dillon
Producer: Joe Wizan
Director: Michael Ritchie
Nick Devlin: Lee Marvin
Mary Ann: Gene Hackman
Clarabelle: Angel Tompkins
Weenie: Gregory Walcott
Poppy: Sissy Spacek
Violet: Janit Baldwin
Shay: William Morey
Delaney: Clint Ellison
Shaughnessy: Howard Platt

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The Great American Picture Show: Prime Cut

BBC Two England, 13 February 1983 23.05

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