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November 18, 2020

Episode 494: The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

Guest Co-Hosts: Eric J. Peterson Andrew J. Rausch

We continue Noirvember 2020 with a look at Peter Yates's The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973). Based on the novel by , the film stars Robert Mitchum as the titular Coyle, an over-the-hill small time crook who’s trying to get by in the milieu of Boston’s underground. The film is rich with incredible character actors like Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Alex Rocco, and more.

Andrew J. Rausch and Eric J. Peterson join Mike to discuss the film as well as crime writing and the Boston beat.

Listen/Download Now:

Buy The Friends of Eddie Coyle on Blu-Ray
Buy The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins
Read the Cinephilia article on the film

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