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The mafia

Author: David Osterland; Bill Kurtis; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Television Networks : Marketed and distributed by New Video, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of organized crime in the twentieth century, from prohibition to WWII to the Cold War to the time of JFK and up to the present day. Includes up-close profiles of some of the mob's most notorious figures, like Lucky Luciano, Bugsy Siegel, and Al Capone.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Lucky Luciano; Meyer Lansky; Bugsy Siegel; Al Capone
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Osterland; Bill Kurtis; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422941086 9781422941089
OCLC Number: 403873369
Notes: Originally aired in 1995 on the television program American Justice.
Credits: Target Mafia: Produced by the Osterlund Company, David Royle Productions in association with Arts & Entertainment Networks ; series producer, David Royle. Originally produced as part of the series American justice, c1993.
Lucky Luciano: Produced by Towers Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; writer/producers: Andrew D. Berg, Daria Valensise. Originally produced as part of the series Biography, c1996.
Meyer Lansky: Produced by Towers Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; writer/producer, Ted Schillinger. Originally produced as part of the series Biography, c1996.
Genovese: Produced by Towers Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; writer/producer, Tresha Mabile. Originally produced as part of the series Biography.
Bugsy Siegel: Produced by Towers Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; writer/producer, Andrew Berg, Pamela Wolfe. Originally produced c1995.
Al Capone and the machine gun massacre: Produced by Edelman Productions for the History Channel ; producer/director, Michael McInerney ; writer/producer, Julie Mirocha. Originally produced as an episode of the television program Man, moment, machine, c2006.
America and the mob: Produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd for the History Channel ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin. Originally produced c2002.
The Gambinos: Produced by Towers Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; writer/producers, Daria Valensise, James Morrison. Originally produced c1997.
Performer(s): Narrated and hosted by Bill Kurtis.
Description: 4 videodiscs (650 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. The prohibition years/Birth of the American Mafia --
The Kennedys and the mob --
Disc 2. Unions and the mob --
Empire of crime --
Disc 3. Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the mob --
Meyer Lansky: Mob tycoon --
Genovese: Portrait of a crime family --
Bugsy Siegel --
Disc 4. Al Capone and the machine gun massacre --
America and the mob: Wartime friends --
The Gambinos: First family of crime.
Other Titles: American justice (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by the Osterland Company and David Royle Productions in association with A & E Television networks ; series executive producer, David Osterland.

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Traces the history of organized crime in the twentieth century, from prohibition to WWII to the Cold War to the time of JFK and up to the present day. Includes up-close profiles of some of the mob's most notorious figures, like Lucky Luciano, Bugsy Siegel, and Al Capone.

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