Pete, Pearl & the Pole

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Pete, Pearl and the Pole
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Directed byVance Lewis
Produced byTony Anthony[1]
Screenplay byNorman Thaddeus Vane[2]
Story byTony Anthony[2]
Starring
Music byLouis Armstrong[2]
CinematographyRiccardo Pallottini[2]
Edited byRoberto Perpignani[2]
Production
company
Distributed byProduzioni Atlas Consorziate (P.A.C.) (Italy)
National General Pictures (US)[1]
Release date
  • March 3, 1973 (1973-03-03)
Running time
90 minutes[2]
Country
  • United States
  • Italy[2]
LanguageEnglish

Pete, Pearl & the Pole (Italian: Piazza pulita, lit. "A clean sweep"), also known as 1931: Once Upon a Time in New York, is a 1973 Italian-American gangster film directed by Luigi Vanzi (credited as Vance Lewis) and starring Tony Anthony.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was shot mainly on location with predominantly American funding.[1]

The film originated as a story written by actor Tony Anthony, with whom director Luigi Vanzi had previously shot The Stranger series of Spaghetti Westerns (A Stranger in Town, The Stranger Returns, and The Silent Stranger).[1] This was Vanzi's last film.[1]

Release[edit]

The film was released on March 3, 1973.[2] It was distributed by P.A.C. in Italy.[2]

References[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Curti 2013, p. 94.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Curti 2013, p. 93.

Sources[edit]

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765.

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