Glorified and glamourized fact-based tale of Ma Barker and her boys who robbed banks and generally terrorized the Midwest in the 1930's and was eventually gunned down by g-man, Melvin Purvis. Written by
John Sacksteder <email@example.com>
No one could stop them.
Did You Know?
While Melvin Purvis did arrest Arthur "Dock" Barker in real life, he was not present at the resort home in Lake Weir where Ma and Freddie Barker were killed. That raiding party was led by Special Agent E.J. Connelly. Purvis's capture of "Dock" Barker was his last major arrest before leaving the FBI. See more
The final shootout between Ma Barker and Melvin Purvis is captioned to have occurred in Lake "Wier" when in fact the location is near Lake Weir. See more
Kate "Ma" Barker
You said, "Dead by Christmas." Is that the kind of chance you're talking about?
You can't believe everything you read in the papers. I'm the F.B.I., not a bounty hunter.