Al Capone (1959)

Director
Richard Wilson

Main cast
Rod Steiger; Fay Spain; James Gregory; Martin Balsam; Nehemiah Persoff

Genres
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama

Description
In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone comes to Chicago at the dawn of Prohibition to be the bodyguard of racketeer Johnny Torrio. Capone's rise in Chicago gangdom is followed through murder, extortion, and political fraud. He becomes head of Chicago's biggest "business," but moves inexorably toward his downfall and ignominious end.


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