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The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jason Robards, Ralph Meeker, Peter Rosenburg

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This 1967 movie tells the story of two rival mob organizations in 1920's gangster Chicago. Jason Robards stars as Al Capone, a New York native who moves to Chicago's South Side and become a instant powerful mobster that calls the shots and pull a few strings on anyone that does him wrong. Especially his archenemy, North Sider Bugs Moran (Ralph Meeker) who as well have few plans under his sleave to knock out his competitor and his henchman out of their deadly business.
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Fighting over illegal booze and who can take over the whole city, Capone and Moran goes all out with a bloodfest gangwar full of setups of both sides, leaving less time for negoitating and little more action. Their whole life is not entirely involves around their businesses; gambling and their involvment in the prostiution ring to add a little spice to their life as well.

But on Feburary 14 1929 on a cold wintry day Capone will reveal a secret plot that will shake Chicago and definitely send the roaring twenties in a "uproar".
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals killing each other

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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