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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

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[[Performer~P84410~John Cassavetes~johncassavetes]] takes a contemporary film noir turn (which he would return to in [[Feature~V175514~Gloria~gloria]]) after exploring domestic melodrama in [[Feature~V55063~A Woman Under the Influence~awomanundertheinfluence]] with The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. [[Performer~P26259~Ben Gazzara~bengazzara]] plays Cosmo Vitelli, the owner of a sleazy Los Angeles strip joint, who loses $20,000 at a mob gambling club owned by a small time gangster ([[Feature~V86256~Seymour...more

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