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Tony Curtis stars as the feared leader of "Murder Incorporated" in this underworld drama based on the life of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Lepke began his criminal career as a petty thief in his teens; a stretch in prison taught him the finer points of life on the wrong side of the law. After getting out of jail, Lepke and his pal Gurrah Shapiro (Warren Berlinger) join a gang who hire themselves out as strikebreakers, and the vicious but clever Lepke soon rises through the ranks. Lepke makes powerful friends with mob kingpins "Lucky" Luciano (Vic Tayback) and Albert… More

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"So-so Prohibition-era mobster tale that's ripped from the tabloid headlines of the day."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Tony Curtis gives one of his best performances in this violent, overlooked underworld drama about the famed Jewish gangster. A really good movie that suffered from poor distribution."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
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