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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie ()

directed by John Cassavetes
featuring Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Azizi Johari, Meade Roberts, Seymour Cassel

John Cassavetes takes a contemporary film noir turn (which he would return to in Gloria) after exploring domestic melodrama in A Woman Under the Influence with The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. Ben Gazzara plays Cosmo Vitelli, the owner of a sleazy Los Angeles strip joint, who loses $20,000 at a mob gambling club owned by a small time gangster (Seymour Cassel). Since Cosmo doesn't have the $20,000, he is forced to murder a Chinese bookie in order to clear his debt to the mob. What Cosmo doesn't know is he's part of a set ...

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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie [2 Discs] [Special Edition] [Criterion Collection]
2008,

UPC: 037429199121

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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
1999,

UPC: 013023017993

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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
1976,

UPC: 5060034577546

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