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The Brotherhood (1968) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Martin Ritt and produced by Kirk Douglas.

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The Brotherhood (1968)

on Jul 14, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

The Godfather would put a face on the Mafia in 1972; The Brotherhood attempted to detail the same elements four years earlier.? This Kirk Douglas-starrer is an interesting early experiment to uncover the secret underworld of the Costa Nostra, but its poorly executed plot soils a movie that has a str... Read full article

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First cinema film of Barry Primus.
When this film came out, it did not do very well at the box office. As a result, studios were reluctant to do more organized crime stories. The failure of this film almost convinced Paramount not to make The Godfather.
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