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Turning the Gangster Film into Something Funny

Director Jonathan Demme's newest movie is called Married to the Mob. Film critic Stephen Schiff says the characters become more likable as the film goes on; the slapstick elements not withstanding, the movie is jumpy, romantic, and very funny.


Other segments from the episode on August 18, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 18, 1988: Interview with James Conaway; Review of Frank Zappa's album "You Can't Do that on Stage Anymore, Vol. 1" ; Interview with Margaret Smith; Review of the…


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