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Marouf, the Cairo Cobbler

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Marouf, the Cairo Cobbler (1947)
Directed by:
Jean Mauran
Starring:
Tawfik FilaliMohammed TouriLeila Wehby
Release Date:
1947
Region:
Morocco
Color:
Color

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Loosely based on the career of Al Capone. Screenwriter 'Ben Hecht' was a former Chicago journalist familiar with the city's Prohibition-era gangsters, including Al Capone. During the filming, Hecht returned to his Los Angeles hotel room one night to find two Capone torpedoes waiting for him. The gangsters demanded to know if the movie was about Capone. Hecht assured them it wasn't, saying that the character Tony Camonte was based on gangsters like "Big" Jim Colosimo and Charles Dion ...[Read Story ]

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