Movie deals with organized crime "protection" rackets. Small shopkeepers are forced to pay for protection or else be brutalized or killed. Written by
The Threat of the MAFIA!
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Based on the true story of NYPD Lt. Joseph "Joe" Petrosino (August 30, 1860-March 12, 1909). Petrosino implemented new crime-fighting techniques against organized crime that are still in use today. Petrosino was assassinated by the Mafia while on an undercover mission to Palermo, Sicily. See more
An Irish man? I never heard of one who was nice... or smart.
Police Lt. Joseph Petrosino
Ah, that's what they say about the Italians.