Defeat of the Mafia

Defeat of the Mafia (Italian: Scacco alla mafia) is an Italian noir-crime film directed by Warren Kiefer and starring Victor Spinetti and Maria Pia Conte. It was shot in the late 1968 but released only in November 1970.[1][2] It was initially planned to be an Italian-Argentine co-production.[2]

Defeat of the Mafia
Directed byWarren Kiefer
Written byWarren Kiefer (as Marian Doebbeling)
Alfredo Tassoni
StarringVictor Spinetti
Maria Pia Conte
Music byStefano Torossi
CinematographyAmerigo Gengarelli
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)




  1. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059695.
  2. ^ a b Roberto Curti (22 October 2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland, 2013. ISBN 978-0786469765.

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