The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years. Unusually, briefly covering the years after Capone was imprisoned. Written by
Col Needham <email@example.com>
From Underworld To Empire
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Did You Know?
Al Capone got the scar on his left cheek from a knife wound in the Harvard Inn on Coney Island in 1917 over an argument regarding a young lady which he made a comment to. Her brother Frank Gallucio was offended by Capone's remark made to his sister Lena, and demanded an apology.. the end result was Al Capone was slashed three times by Gallucio with a knife thus cutting his face. See more
During the car chase, supposedly in the middle of Chicago, towering green mountains can be seen in the near distance at the ends of some streets, clearly indicating it's a studio set in California. See more
Big Jim Colosimo
If Prohibition comes in, it ain't gonna last six months. You take beer and booze away from people, they're gonna be sore as hell. One thing the politicians can't afford is to have the voters mad at them.