Squizzy Taylor Poster Original Daybill 1982 David Atkins Jackie Weaver
Country Of Origin original Daybill movie poster.Squizzy Taylor is a 1982 Australian drama film based on the life of Melbourne gangster, Squizzy Taylor, directed by Kevin James Dobson and starring David Atkins, Jacki Weaver, Steve Bisley and Alan Cassell. David Atkins was cast in the lead part as Squizzy Taylor because he resembled both Squizzy Taylor and James Cagney. Cagney was famous for playing gangsters. Writer Roger Simpson had been researching the period since he helped adapt Power Without Glory (1976.) The film was shot on location in Melbourne.