Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins becoming one of the chief of the Mafia. The US Army seems to refrain from interfering... Written by
The real story behind Lucky Luciano, the high priest of crime.
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Did You Know?
Along with a cast of actors, real-life former US Federal narcotics bureau agent investigator Charles Siragusa
portrayed himself in the film. Siragusa did not play himself as the younger version of him reflecting the real life events in which he had partaken as a younger man but at the more seasoned age that he was in real life when the film was shot. The picture was Siragusa's only ever cinema movie role and he also acted as a technical consultant to the production. See more
When Lucky Luciano is deported in the mid-Forties, far more modern buildings can be seen on the New York skyline. See more