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1981   Unknown  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 Charles 'Lucky' Luciano (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Michael Lasker (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Stella Siegel (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Ruth Lasker (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Joy Osler (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Chris Brennan (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Goodman (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Al Capone (13 episodes, 1981)
James Andronica ...
 Frank Costello (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Vito Genovese (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Salvatore Maranzano (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Vincent 'Mad Dog' Coll (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Thomas E. Dewey (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Giusseppe 'Joe the Boss' Masseria / ... (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Thomas 'Three Finger Brown' Lucchese (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Dutch Schultz (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Narrator (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Rothstein (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Farmer (1981) (13 episodes, 1981)
(13 episodes, 1981)
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 Owney Madden (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Farmer's Wife (13 episodes, 1981)
Thom Rachford ...
 Charlie Solomon (13 episodes, 1981)
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12 February 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Gangster Chronicles: An American Story  »

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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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Edited into Gangster Wars (1981) See more »

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Gangster Chronicles
8 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I would like to see this mini-series again,(also I would like my boys to see this) I watched this round about 1981 possibly, it was when my children were small I used to get them into bed so I did not have any disturbance, phone would be left off the hook - it used to come on at 11.00 on a Monday night for 2 hours. I have seen a condensed version of the story but it does not have the characters in it who are in the mini-series. Me and my family loved this series we couldn't wait for the next Monday to come. I bought the Gangster Chronicles DVD on the ebay just before Christmas 2006 but its like a documentary thing not what I want, I wondered if there was anybody out there who has this series so i can watch it along with the rest of my family. This miniseries was great, you did not want to get up and make a cup of tea as I did not want to miss any of it. I like the Godfather but I preferred this because it showed you how they were when they were kids. thanks hopefully Terri.


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