Guys and Dolls may have been the first time anyone saw wise guy exploits brought to the Great White Way, but with A Bronx Tale, creator Chazz Palminteri has a chance to continue that tradition inspired by Damon Runyon and brought to life by Frank Loesser. Palminteri’s creation started out as a late 1980s autobiographical one-man show whose buzz attracted Robert DeNiro, who teamed up with Palminteri to release the 1993 film of the same name.
“We always thought about it, but it always takes that one person to really make something happen,” Palminteri said.
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