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The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960)

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101 min | Crime, History

Jack Diamond and his sickly brother arrive in prohibition New York as jewellery thieves. After a spell in jail the coldly ambitious Diamond hits on the idea of stealing from thieves himself, and sets about getting close to gangster boss ...See moreJack Diamond and his sickly brother arrive in prohibition New York as jewellery thieves. After a spell in jail the coldly ambitious Diamond hits on the idea of stealing from thieves himself, and sets about getting close to gangster boss Arnold Rothstein to move in on his booze, girls, gambling, and drugs operations. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Ray Danton
Jack 'Legs' Diamond Jack 'Legs' Diamond   See fewer
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Karen Steele
Alice Scott Alice Scott   See fewer
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Elaine Stewart
Monica Drake Monica Drake   See fewer
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Jesse White
Leo 'Butcher' Bremer Leo 'Butcher' Bremer   See fewer
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Simon Oakland
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Robert Lowery
Arnold Rothstein Arnold Rothstein   See fewer
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Judson Pratt
Fats Walsh Fats Walsh   See fewer
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Warren Oates
Eddie Diamond Eddie Diamond   See fewer
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Frank DeKova
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Gordon Jones
Sgt. Joe Cassidy Sgt. Joe Cassidy   See fewer
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Joseph Ruskin
Matt Moran Matt Moran   See fewer
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Dyan Cannon
Dixie (as Diane Cannon) Dixie (as Diane Cannon)   See fewer
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Richard Gardner
Vince Coll Vince Coll   See fewer
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Don Anderson
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Sammy Armaro
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Herb Armstrong
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Al Capone
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6.8 / 10 | 845 votes