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The real untouchables

Author: James Woods; Atlantic Productions.; Goldhil Video (Firm); Learning Channel (Firm)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Goldhil Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Digital collector's edView all editions and formats
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"In between the World Wars, America faced its own war--a war on crime. Prohibition engulfed America in violence and corruption. The gangsters believed that were untouchable--beyond the reach of the law. Their ruthlessness struck fear in citizens from coast-to-coast. But a new breed of lawmen showed America how to fight back."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Eliot Ness; Melvin Purvis; Thomas E Dewey; Thomas E Dewey; Eliot Ness; Melvin Purvis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Woods; Atlantic Productions.; Goldhil Video (Firm); Learning Channel (Firm)
ISBN: 1585659282 9781585659289
OCLC Number: 48656541
Notes: Originally produced for television.
"As seen on the Learning Channel"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Lawrence Gardner; editor, Scott Ewing; music, Barrie Bignold.
Performer(s): Narrated by James Woods.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation.
Contents: program 1. Eliot Ness --
program 2. Melvin Purvis --
program 3. Thomas E. Dewey.
Other Titles: Eliot Ness.
Melvin Purvis.
Thomas E. Dewey.
Responsibility: Atlantic Productions.

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"In between the World Wars, America faced its own war--a war on crime. Prohibition engulfed America in violence and corruption. The gangsters believed that were untouchable--beyond the reach of the law. Their ruthlessness struck fear in citizens from coast-to-coast. But a new breed of lawmen showed America how to fight back."--Container.

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