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The Don Is Dead
Directed by:
Richard Fleischer

Directed by Richard Fleischer, and written by Christopher Trumbo (adaptation), "The Don Is Dead" (also known as "Boss è morto, Il", "Beautiful But Deadly", "Deadly Kiss, The") is an Action/Crime/Drama film, released on November 14 of 1973 in the USA . Anthony Quinn and Frederic Forrest are starring, alongside Robert Forster, Al Lettieri, Angel Tompkins and Charles Cioffi.

Who directed "The Don Is Dead":

The Don Is Dead was directed by Richard Fleischer, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before directing The Don Is Dead, Richard Fleischer had directed Soylent Green, released in 1973, Blind Terror (1971), The Last Run (1971), 10 Rillington Place (1971), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), and Che! (1969). Since, he directed The Spikes Gang, released in 1974, Mr. Majestyk (1974), Mandingo (1975), The Incredible Sarah (1976), Crossed Swords (1977), and Ashanti (1979).

What was the release date of "The Don Is Dead":

The Don Is Dead was first released on Wednesday, November 14, 1973, in the United States. Also released on this day were Scalawag (dir. Zoran Calic and Kirk Douglas) and Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (dir. Joseph Jacoby). This was forty-six (46) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, July 05, 1974 in France; Thursday, April 11, 1974 in Germany; Monday, March 18, 1974 in Spain and on Saturday, January 18, 1975 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Don Is Dead":

At the casting of The Don Is Dead we find Anthony Quinn, previously seen in Across 110th Street (1972) and Amigos, Los (1972); Frederic Forrest (); Robert Forster (Journey Through Rosebud (1972), Cover Me Babe (1970)) [ more... ]

  • Anthony Quinn, Ina Balin and Robert Carricart can be seen in The Black Orchid, released in 1958.
  • Joe Santos and Anthony Quinn have both also be seen in Revenge, released in 1990.
  • Abe Vigoda and Al Lettieri can both be seen in The Godfather, released in 1972.
  • Anthony Charnota and Anthony Quinn can both be seen in Across 110th Street, released in 1972.

What is the Storyline of "The Don Is Dead":

Frank is the ambitious son of an organized-crime boss. He plans a heroin deal with the help of brothers Tony and Vince, but a snitch tips off the cops.

After the death of his father, a mob war breaks out between two rival families. One is run by Don Angelo, but he does not get the support of the brothers, Tony and Vince, and must seek power through other means. He begins a romance with Frank's young and beautiful fiancee, Ruby, which sends Frank into a self-destructive rage.

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