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Pay or Die (1960)





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This gritty crime drama is loosely based on the real-life crime-fighting exploits of turn-of-the-century New York policeman Joe Petrosino. Petrosino founded the notorious Italian Squad, a group of detectives who were determined to prove that the Sicilian Mafia was behind Big Apple organized crime.


Ernest Borgnine
as Police Lt. Joseph Petrosino
Zohra Lampert
as Adelina Saulino
Alan Austin
as Johnny Viscardi
Robert F. Simon
as Commissioner
Franco Corsaro
as Vito Zarillo
John Duke
as Lupo Miano
Renata Vanni
as Mama Saulino
Robert Simon
as Commissioner
Bruno Della Santina
as Papa Saulino
Robert Ellenstein
as Luigi Di Sarno
Howard Caine
as Enrico Caruso
Mario Siletti
as Enzo Loria
Mary Carver
as Mrs. Rossi
Vito Scotti
as Simonetti
Nick Pawl
as Palumbo
Sherry Alberoni
as Giulia De Sarno
Leslie Glenn
as Girl at Bombing
Carlo Tricoli
as Don Cesare
Marian Collier
as Girl from Opera
Judy Stranges
as Marisa Rossi
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Aside from Marty, this is my favorite Ernest Borgnine role where he plays a good guy.

July 26, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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