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From Rod Serling's The Night Gallery season 2. Two unconnected stories. The Messiah on Mott Street is a truly great story. The Painted Mirror is less so.

The Messiah on Mott Street / The Painted Mirror

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From Rod Serling’s The Night Gallery season 2. Two unconnected stories. The Messiah on Mott Street is a truly great story. The Painted Mirror is less so.

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Nightmare (1956) starring Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy

Nightmare

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Nightmare (1956) starring Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy

A jazz musician has a recurring Nightmare about killing a stranger in an odd mirrored room. And suspects that it was all too real …

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Robin And The 7 Hoods (1964) starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Peter Falk

Robin And The 7 Hoods

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Robin And The 7 Hoods (1964) starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Peter Falk

Synopsis of Robin And The 7 Hoods

It’s The Rat Pack meets Robin Hood in this sly Runyonesque musical revision of the Robin Hood legend, done up Chicago gangland style. Frank Sinatra stars as Robbo, caught up in a gang war with rival mobster Guy Gisborne (Peter Falk) after mob chieftain Big Jim (Edward G. Robinson, in an uncredited cameo) get the big rub-out. With allies Will (Sammy Davis, Jr,) and John (Dean Martin) at his side, Robbo gets suborned by Big Jim’s daughter Marian (Barbara Rush) to ice the man that iced her dad to the tune of 50 Gs.

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Double Indemnity, starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, directed by Billy Wilder, written by Raymond Chandler

Double Indemnity

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In Double Indemnity, insurance investigator Fred MacMurray is enticed into murdering Barbara Stanwyck’s husband. But his partner and mentor Edward G. Robinson isn’t convinced that the death was an accident …

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A Slight Case of Murder (1938) starring Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Edward Brophy, Ruth Donnelly, Bobby Jordan, Allen Jenkins

A Slight Case of Murder [Edward G. Robinson]

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A Slight Case of Murder (1938) starring Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Edward Brophy, Ruth Donnelly, Bobby Jordan, Allen Jenkins

Synopsis of A Slight Case of Murder

A Slight Case of Murder is a spoof about gangsters who decide to go straight. With the end of Prohibition, bootlegger Remy Marco becomes a legitimate brewer. But he’s slowly going broke because the beer he makes tastes terrible, and everyone is afraid to tell him. After four years, with bank officers preparing to foreclose on the brewery, he retreats to his Saratoga summer home. There, he finds four dead mobsters who meant to ambush him, but were killed by their confederate whom they meant to betray. More and more problems begin to pop up in the life of the former bootlegger, as he has taken in a bratty orphan, and his daughter comes home with a fiancé that turns out to be a state cop.

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Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

Little Caesar

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Little Caesar (1931), starring Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.,  Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

Synopsis of Little Caesar

 Little Caesar is the tale of pugnacious Caesar Enrico Bandello, a hoodlum with a Chicago-sized chip on his shoulder, few attachments, fewer friends and no sense of underworld diplomacy.

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The Cincinnati Kid, starring Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margaret, Karl Malden, Rip Torn, Joan Blondell - He'd take on anyone, at anything, anytime

The Cincinnati Kid

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The Cincinnati Kid, starring Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Rip Torn, Joan Blondell

Synopsis of The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid is to poker what The Hustler was to pool, a fascinating suspense study of masters at work. Steve McQueen brings his cool fire to the role of Cincinnati Kid, a small-timer eager to take his chance in high-stakes poker. He gets his chance. Regal, ruthless, Lancey Howard (Edward G. Robinson), the elite gambler called the Man, accepts the Kids’s challenge. Norman Jewison (In the Heat of the Night, Moonstruck) directs this taut exploration of back-room gaming, building suspense with each turn of a card. Ann-Margaret, Karl Malden, Rip Torn, Joan Blondell round out a stellar cast.

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My Geisha, starring Shirley MacLaine, Yves Montand, Edward G. Robinson, Bob Cummings

My Geisha

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My Geisha, starring Shirley MacLaine, Yves Montand, Edward G. Robinson, Bob Cummings

Product description of My Geisha

 Who’s that mysterious Oriental beauty? It’s Shirley MacLaine! Meet Lucy Dell (Shirley MacLaine), an enormously popular Hollywood comedienne married to movie-maker Paul Robaix. And meet Yoki Mori (also MacLaine), the recently discovered geisha star of Paul’s in-progress film version of Madame Butterfly. Paul doesn’t know it yet, but that’s no geisha – that’s his wife! Yves Montand (as Paul), Edward G. Robinson and Bob Cummings join MacLaine in the romantic comedy My Geisha. Paul is eager to prove he can make a hit film without his wife. Lucy, however, wants to prove she can handle a dramatic role. So she secretly follows Paul to Japan, dons a disguise and gives a topsy-turvy spin to this delightful, gorgeously filmed comedy of mistaken identities.

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