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Technology: The Many Pleasures Of Payne

"As surely as a bullet rips through a victim's flesh ... it shatters the image of the man who pulls the trigger." Not bad, right? It could pass for Raymond...

CRIME: The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

According to one popular notion, the Mafia gang war in New York City is a quick, convenient and highly effective method of crime control. Mobsters slaying...

Chicago: Gang War

"Mighty Blackstone Rangers" brags the challenge scrawled across the walls and barred store windows of Chicago's South Side slums. A loosely organized army...

Cinema: Funny Smell

COAST TO COAST Directed by Joseph Sargent Screenplay by Stanley Weiser Fashions in movie genres hit Hollywood in successive waves of benign silliness. Remember...

Cinema: Mortuary Case

99 AND 44/100% DEAD Directed by JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Screenplay by ROBERT DILLON Why quibble? Call it 100% Dead and be done with it. Indeed, the cute title,...

GREAT BRITAIN: Gunfire in The Smoke

London's bobbies traditionally go about their duties armed at most with truncheons. In a kind of underworld version of old-school-tie sportsmanship, the...

MIDDLE EAST: Gathering Clouds

Along the jagged, lawless Arab-Israeli frontier, the political gang war went on in rising fury. In Jordan, Arabs buried their dead—66 men. women & children...

Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 3, 1928

Homecoming. If you were told that this picture tells of the return of two soldiers, one married and one unmarried, and how the unmarried one gets home first and...

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