Inside the Mafia
|Inside the Mafia|
|Directed by||Edward L. Cahn|
|Produced by||Robert E. Kent|
|Written by||Orville H. Hampton|
|Music by||Albert Glasser|
|Edited by||Grant Whytock|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
The gangster Augie Martello is riddled with bullets in an assassination attempt organized by Tony Ledo, a mob lieutenant. Mafia boss Johnny Lucero is returning after 10 years out of the country. Ledo intends to kill Lucero and take over.
The family of airstrip traffic controller Rod Balcom, including his daughters, is taken hostage as the gang members await Lucero's plane, with gunman Sam Galey assigned to stand guard over them. Ledo intends to have the entire family killed after Martello's death and his planned takeover, but Lucero gets the drop on him and shoots Ledo to death. Lucero is then captured by the police.
- Cameron Mitchell as Tony Ledo
- Robert Strauss as Sam Galey
- Grant Richards as Johnny Lucero
- Ted de Corsia as Augie Martello
- Carol Nugent as Sandy Balcom
- Elaine Edwards as Anne Balcom
- Edward Platt as Dan Regent
- James Brown as Capt. Blair
- Louis Jean Heydt as Rod Balcom
- Three Came to Kill (1960) - A similar film by Edward L. Cahn with Cameron Mitchell
- List of American films of 1959
- Article on film at Turner Classic Movies accessed 19 May 2013
- Mafia,' 'Vice Raid' Routine New Efforts Stinson, Charles. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 11 Dec 1959: B14.
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