Melvin Purvis: G Man
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Melvin Purvis: G Man
Melvin Purvis: G-Man was one of two TV pilot films intended to launch a series based on the life of famed FBI agent Purvis. Dale Robertson played the title role in both, emphasizing the heroics and downpedalling Purvis' shameless self-aggrandizement (he was so rabid a publicity hound that many historians have come to doubt the veracity of his accomplishments). The "public enemy" tackled by Purvis in this 90-minute film is kidnapper/bandit Machine Gun Kelly (Harris Yulin). The script accurately portrays Kelly as a cowardly dolt, completely dominated by his ambitious wife (played… More