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JOHN CASSAVETES IN 'DEVIL'S ANGELS' & 'CRIME IN THE STREETS'

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STEVE MCQUEEN FIRES PAUL NEWMAN IN 'THE TOWERING INFERNO'

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NOIR IN DENMARK 'HIDDEN FEAR' W/ JOHN PAYNE & ANNE NEYLAND

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