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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 of the Bell

By Rick29 on Jan 13, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Glenn Ford as Andrew Patterson. During an induction ceremony into the Brotherhood of the Bell, St. George College student Philip Dunning is told that his secret society brethren will take care of him. They will mentor him, provide useful business contacts, and put him on the path to financial succe... Read full article

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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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.
First cinema film of Barry Primus.
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