Machine Gun Kelly

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Machine Gun Kelly ★★½ 1958

Corman found Euroappeal with this ‘30s style gangster bio. Bronson, who was just gaining a reputation as an action lead, stars as criminal Kelly, who's convinced by his moll to give up bank robbery for kidnapping. Amsterdam, the wisecracking writer from “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” is the fink who turns him in. 80m/B VHS . Charles Bronson, Susan Cabot, Morey Amsterdam, Barboura Morris, Frank De Kova, Jack Lambert, Wally Campo, Richard Devon, Bob Griffin; D: Roger Corman; W: Mike Werb, Robert W(right) Campbell; C: Floyd Crosby; M: Gerald Fried.