The Gangster Chronicles (1981)

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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The character of Michael Lasker was based on Meyer Lansky. The name was changed because Lansky was still living at the time. See more »

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Superb series, but did it finish without a proper ending??
4 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Whether it was the TV company scheduling (or mis-scheduling!) but it seemed to me to stop in mid- action. Did you feel this? Just like 'Amazon' did! This was my first sight of both Joe Penny and Michael Nouri and I have followed with interest their careers from then to date. As an avid reader of all things Mafia styled this was the most authentic portrayal of that lifestyle until the more recent Sopranos and Goodfellas.Why have the TV companies never repeated this series? It would be a welcome change from some of the current dross that is being shown. The epithet 'Lucky' was given to Luciano after he survived a severe beating and left for dead in a wooded area, not as some say due to his gambling luck.


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