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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight Details


In this comedy, based on [[Performer~P8346~Jimmy Breslin's~jimmybreslin]] novel, a bungling gang of hoods make increasingly ludicrous attempts on the life of a Mafia boss. Each attempt ends in failure. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


Harry Basch
as DeLauria
Irving Selbst
as Big Jelly
Jack Kehoe
as Bartender
Jackie Vernon
as Herman
Johnny Addie
as Race Announcer
Leopold Badia
as Old Waiter
Lorrie Davis
as Jelly's Other Girl
Lou Criscuolo
as Junior
Margo Winkler
as Airline Clerk
Philip Bruns
as Gallagher
Philip Sterling
as District Attorney Goodman
Robert Gerringer
as Commissioner O'Grady
Robert Weil
as Circus Supply Manager
Ted Beniades
as A Black Suit
Tom Lacy
as Religious Salesman
Burt Young
as Willie Quarequio
Herve Villechaize
as Beppo
Joe Santos
as Ezmo
Jerry Orbach
as Kid Sally
Leigh Taylor-Young
as Angela
Lionel Stander
as Baccala
Paul Benedict
as Shots O'Toole
Robert De Niro
as Mario
Jo Van Fleet
as Big Momma
Michael Vincente Gazzo
as Black Suit
James J. Sloyan
as Joey
Sam Coppola
as Julie
Frank Campanella
as Water Buffalo
Walter Flanagan
as The Super
Rita Karin
as Mrs. Goldfarb
Carmine Caridi
as Tony the Indian
Dorothi Fox
as Meter Maid
Elsa Raven
as Mrs. Water Buffalo
Alice Hirson
as Mayor's Wife
Alisha Fontaine
as Jelly's Girl
Florence Tarlow
as Police Waiter
Fran Stevens
as Baccala's Wife
Frank Jourdano
as TV Reporter
George Loros
as Jerry
Gloria Le Roy
as Ida the Waitress
Gustave Johnson
as Detective Jenkins


James Goldstone
Irwin Winkler
Robert Chartoff
Jimmy Breslin
Book Author
Waldo Salt
Owen Roizman
Dave Grusin
Composer (Music Score)
Robert Gundlach
Art Director
Joseph G. Aulisi
Costume Designer
William C. Gerrity
First Assistant Director
Robert Laden