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      The Music Box Kid

      1960 1h 14m Crime Drama List
      Reviews In Prohibition-era New York City, Larry Shaw (Ronald Foster) dreams of becoming a gangster. Working his way into the employ of crime boss Chesty Miller (Grant Richards), Larry quickly builds a reputation as someone unafraid to fire his machine gun to get a job done, even as he horrifies his pregnant wife, Margaret (Luana Patten), with his actions. But while Larry climbs up through the criminal ranks, his violent misdeeds lead to a major gang war, and he becomes a wanted public enemy. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews With no saving graces, its story is so unpleasant it makes for a disgusting watch. Rated: C- May 19, 2011 Full Review Read all reviews

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      nick s Well acted. They could have spent a little more time developing characters and motives, but the production quality was pretty good and the story moved along at a brisk pace. Better than average noir in my opinion, so I don't understand the harsh review by Schwartz. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 11/03/23 Full Review Audience Member just ok B movie fare Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis In Prohibition-era New York City, Larry Shaw (Ronald Foster) dreams of becoming a gangster. Working his way into the employ of crime boss Chesty Miller (Grant Richards), Larry quickly builds a reputation as someone unafraid to fire his machine gun to get a job done, even as he horrifies his pregnant wife, Margaret (Luana Patten), with his actions. But while Larry climbs up through the criminal ranks, his violent misdeeds lead to a major gang war, and he becomes a wanted public enemy.
      Director
      Edward L. Cahn
      Producer
      Robert E. Kent
      Production Co
      Robert E. Kent Productions
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 1, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 14m
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