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A dialogue from bigmikecraft, Meyer Lansky's last enforcer. A new movie is being filmed in Saratoga in 2011 and a short for the Providence Film Festival this summer. I was inducted into the Lansky Group in 1968 because my father worked for the syndicate fixing trials thru-out New York State. My father was the Honorable William A. Craft, of Solomon, Kirwin, and Craft. They were not lawyers, they were Supreme Court Reporters, and were the bag men for both the Republican Party, and The Democratic Party. I became Meyer's Last Enforcer because My father did his job for the organization and I was an only child, therefore no threat. I was a millionaire by the age of 25. I was broke 4 times and kept starting over! I owned many nite-clubs in N.Y. which are all registered to me via the N.Y.S. Liquor Authority. I had the contracts to kill Pierre Trudeau of Canada, and Fidel Castro of Cuba, in 1974. I shall explain them in blogs on this web site. I was forced to save Richard Nixons life after Meyer put out a hit on him in the fall of 1974. I have been in many newspapers and have had to fight the FBI for years until they finally kept me from being printed in the Enquirer o9n the Toronto Star's Article on my contract to hit "Pierre Trudeau, and Fidel Castro in 1974! The article was printed on January 3rd, 2008. The new movie, "Woodstock Melody, "The Real Crime Story" which stars Ben Gleib of the Chelsey Handler Show and is "Esquire Magazines "Comic of the Next 10 years"is a great Real Action Film! Ben plays the eldest son to the Upstate New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire Mob Boss! The iconic actor Fred "The Hammer" Williamson will play a gambler who works for the Boss with the great actress from "The Dallas Television Series" Audrey Landers playing the Bosses long term wife! Audrey is wonderful! The Emmy Award winner Ken Kercheval, "Cliff Barnes" on Dallas, will play the part of the last of the real old time mob bosses still active! Ken is perfect for the part. A new comer "Lena Chase from Smooth Magazine, will play the girlfriend of the big boss! It is a great cast and wait and see the final shoot, live right here on www.fest21.com !
 


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Big Mike Craft to consult with Bobby Morris In Vegas for Wayne Newton

It is back to Las Vegas for me, at the present time. I am busting my backside to get this film underway. I have a part for Wayne Newton , as a crew member from my past! I do not want him to sing any of his hits. I really want him to act, in a way I personally believe, he can! I will continually update Fest21 members and guests on the movie's progress. I am still waiting for Premier Sports to get back to us on Laila Ali. It has only been one week, and I know she has a new baby. I hope she and her child are doing well.

I do wish Laila in this film, because I think she has hidden treasures. Mr Newton is a greatly under rated actor. Most people think because he made his fortune in singing in Vegas, that he has no more asperations. That is false. When I was new in the rackets ,I was first introduced to John Marley (horse-head producer in The God Father 1) on an old Mohawk Airlines plane(1968) leaving Albany County Airport, in Albany N.Y. I will never forget it. I was 20 years old and John was 50 ish! He and I talked the entire flight and became friendly. I was in 2 Broadway Plays, if I wanted. I did not. I am not an actor. I can act, but I chose the rackets and Mr. Lansky.

John introduced me to Jack Cassidy in N.Y. and he was nice also. I had actors all around me, but chose the rackets. Now that I have beaten the FBI and The IRS-CID, I want to make films.

Mr. Wayne Newton is mis-understood in my perspective. I believe he can act, and really wants to act, but no one ever asks him. I can only offer him the same money as Laila Ali plus 7% of the net. I want him as a co-star with Ms Ali and a man I will discuss next week. I have to call Bobby Morris in Vegas, as I close. Mr. Morris is a friend of Mr. Newton's and I am hoping to get the connection there.

The MGM Grand still has Mr. Newton under contract for specials, a few times a year, this I know. The thing that makes this hard for me, is that I am in Upstate N.Y., near the Famous Saratoga Race Track, and not on the west coast, or in Vegas.
The fact that I have MS does not keep me away from travel, it just makes me want to stay in N.Y. more. I look forward to working with Wayne Newton ,and I am sure he will like being the co-star of our Picture!
I will write to you all next week, sincerely bigmikecraft.com,
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