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Gangster Story (1959)

12/01/1959 (US) DramaActionCrime 1h 5m
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Filmed where it actually happened... The true story of Jack Martin


Actor Walter Matthau directed his first and only feature film with the black-and-white crime drama Gangster Story. In an unusual noncomedic role, Matthau plays Jack Martin, a local gangster who wants to run his own crime syndicate in the neighborhood run by Earl Dawson (Bruce McFarlan). They eventually team up and plan a heist. Carol Grace plays the reform-minded girlfriend.

  1. Walter Matthau


  2. Paul Purcell


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  1. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Jack Martin

  2. Carol Grace

    Carol Logan, Librarian

  3. Bruce MacFarlane

    Earl J. Dawson

  4. Garry Walberg

    Garry Walberg

    Adolph (as Gerrett Wallberg)

  5. Raikin Ben-Ari

    'Plumber' - a Hood (as Raiken BenAri)

  6. David Leonard

    W. Palmer - Bank President

  7. John Albright


  8. Clegg Hoyt

    Clegg Hoyt

    Caretaker at Country Club (as Clegg Hoit)

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Gangster Story
Gangster Story

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $75,000.00

Revenue -


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