There’s a great article in the NYT today about Ralph DiMasi, a longtime organized crime figure in the Providence mob with a penchant for robbing armored cars. Story reminded me of a great, but little known Peter Yates movie - The Friends of Eddie Coyle. It stars Robert Mitchum as a bank robber working as a low-level mob operative. It’s based on a book by George Higgins, who was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Boston at the time, and the story parallels that of a Whitey Bulger associate who was killed in 1967. If you liked the realness of Bullitt, you’ll like Eddie Coyle.

NYT article:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/31/us/a-mobster-a-family-and-the-crime-that-wont-let-them-go.html?smid=tw-share&_r=2

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle trailer: