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The George Raft Story is a american film of genre Drama directed by Joseph M. Newman released in USA on 22 november 1961 with Ray Danton

The George Raft Story (1961)

The George Raft Story
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Released in USA 22 november 1961
Length 1h46
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography
Rating58% 2.910932.910932.910932.910932.91093

The George Raft Story is a 1961 American biographical film of Hollywood film star George Raft. Ray Danton portrays Raft and the film was directed by Joseph M. Newman. The picture was retitled Spin of a Coin for release in the United Kingdom, a reference to Raft's character's nickel-flipping trick in Scarface (1932), the film that launched Raft's career as an actor known for portraying gangsters.

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