When Capone's men are trying to smuggle the bookkeeper (Jack Kehoe) out of town, they are going to put him on board a train to Miami. In real-life, Al Capone owned a luxurious mansion in Miami. Presumably, in the film, the mob was going to have the bookkeeper hide in Capone's mansion. See more
1930. Prohibition has transformed Chicago into a City at War. Rival gangs compete for control of the city's billion dollar empire of illegal alcohol, enforcing their will with the hand grenade and tommy gun. It is the time of the Ganglords. It is the time of Al Capone.
[to Al Capone
An article, which I believe appeared in a newspaper, asked why, since you are, or it would seem that you are, in effect, the mayor of Chicago, you've not simply been appointed to that position.
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Written by Duke Ellington
, Irving Mills
and Barney Bigard
Arranged by Bob Wilber
Courtesy of Wilkes College Jazz Archives See more