Machine Gun Blues

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Machine Gun Blues ★★ Black Rose of Harlem; Pistol Blues 1995 (R)

1930s jazz singer Georgia (Williams) sings at a blackowned club that mobster Constanza (Viterelli) wants to take over. Righthand man Johnny Verona (Cassavettes) is sent to help things along and makes the mistake of falling for the chanteuse amidst a scene of moonshine, gunrunning and racketeering. 80m/C VHS . Cynda Williams, Nick Cassavetes, Joe (Johnny) Viterelli, Maria Ford, Lawrence Monoson, Garrett Morris, Richard Brooks; D: Fred Gallo; W: Charles Philip Moore; C: John Aronson; M: David Wurst, Eric Wurst.