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The George Raft Story

Year:
Duration:
106 min
Genres:
Biography | Drama
IMDB rate:
5.8
Director:
Joseph M. Newman
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1961-11-22
Cast
Actor
Character
Ray Danton
George Raft
Jayne Mansfield
Lisa Lang
Julie London
Sheila Patton
Barrie Chase
June Tyler
Barbara Nichols
Texas Guinan
Frank Gorshin
Moxie Cusack
Margo Moore
Ruth Harris
Brad Dexter
Benny 'Bugsy' Siegal
Neville Brand
Al Capone
Robert Strauss
Frenchie
Herschel Bernardi
Sam
Joe De Santis
Frankie Donatella
Jack Lambert
Jerry Fitzpatrick
Argentina Brunetti
Mrs. Raft
Robert H. Harris
Harvey
Jack Albertson
Milton
Tony Reese
Master of Ceremonies Team
Pepper Davis
Master of Ceremonies Team
Cecile Rogers
Charleston Dancer
Betty Curtis
Performer
Murvyn Vye
Johnny Fuller
David Ahdar
Dance Hall Patron (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich
Dance Hall Bouncer (uncredited)
Leon Alton
Dance Hall Patron (uncredited)
Tol Avery
Wilson Mizner, the Wit (uncredited)
Richard Bermudez
Castro Officer (uncredited)
John Bleifer
Mr. Raft (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg
Studio Employee (uncredited)
Wally Brown
Mike Jones (uncredited)
Vera Burnett
Minor Role (uncredited)
Patricia Casey
Night Club Dancer (uncredited)
James Chione
Young Hood (uncredited)
Robert Christopher
Character (uncredited)
George Cisar
Markham (uncredited)
John Clark
Producer (uncredited)
John Close
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
John Damler
District Attorney's Man (uncredited)
George DeNormand
Dance Hall Patron (uncredited)
Tony Di Milo
Armed Guard (uncredited)
Alice Foote
Secretary (uncredited)
George Ford
Dance Hall Patron (uncredited)
Joseph Forte
Clerk (uncredited)
Ernie Freeman
Jose (uncredited)
Seamon Glass
Jack McGurk aka McGurn (uncredited)
Bob Golden
Driver (uncredited)
Joseph J. Greene
Fat Man (uncredited)
Myron Healey
Joel Creelman (uncredited)
Darlene Hendricks
Pretty Girl (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes
Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
Tenen Holtz
Doctor (uncredited)
Roy Jenson
Biggie (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp
Film Crew Man (uncredited)
Art Lewis
Emmett (uncredited)
Saverio LoMedico
Cuban Man (uncredited)
Tom McNamara
Spokesman Cop (uncredited)
Max Mellinger
Fat Man (uncredited)
Troy Melton
Truck Driver (uncredited)
Emile Meyer
Detective Captain (uncredited)
Harold Miller
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Ernesto Molinari
Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
Forbes Murray
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Francisco Ortega
Cuban Officer (uncredited)
Joe Quinn
Gateman (uncredited)
Anthony Redondo
Waiter (uncredited)
Joyce Rees
Night Club Dancer (uncredited)
Tony Regan
Croupier (uncredited)
Andy Romano
Actor Playing Capone (uncredited)
Wally Rose
Truck Driver (uncredited)
Carol Russell
Night Club Dancer (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Scott Seaton
Dance Hall Patron (uncredited)
Michael St. Angel
Mustached Patron (uncredited)
Roy Thomas
Stage Guard (uncredited)
Don Warren
Photographer (uncredited)
Marvin Willens
Truck Driver (uncredited)
Shirley Yelm
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Trivia
George Raft was plagued by financial issues and sold the rights to his story to Allied Artists for a large amount of money, and this film is the result.
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Jayne Mansfield's character is based on George Raft's relationship with Betty Grable.
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Faq
Q
World Premiere Happened When and Where?
A
The World Premiere of the hit Allied Artists production, The George Raft Story happened at Chicago on Wednesday, November 22, 1961, at the United Artists theatre, Randolph at Dearborn. An ad reads: Extra! In Person! Opening Day Only---A Raft of Excitement, Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay Appearing on stage with Chicago's Star Columnists 11:30 a.m. with Tony Weitzel, 6:00 p.m. with Kup (Irv Kupcinet) and 8:15 p.m. with Maggie Daly. The ad further stated: "The Frankest Story a Movie Star Ever Told About Hollywood"!
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Photos from cast
J. Edward McKinley