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Gangster movies with George Anastasia & Glen Macnow

October 14, 2011


Hour 2

Why are we so fascinated with the bad guys and why do they make such compelling characters on the big screen?  In their new book The Ultimate Guide to Gangster Movies, Philadelphia Inquirer crime reporter George Anastasia and sports radio host Glen Macnow count down their list of the 100 greatest gangster films, which they define as “a movie in which the bad guys — not the police — are the central characters.”  So think Don Corleone, Scarface, Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Little Caesar and of course, lots and lots of gunfire.  Anastasia and Macnow join Marty in the studio for a critical and entertaining look at what has become one of Hollywood’s most popular genres.

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