In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone comes to Chicago at the dawn of Prohibition to be the bodyguard of racketeer Johnny Torrio. Capone's rise in Chicago gangdom is followed through murder, extortion, and political fraud. He becomes head of Chicago's biggest "business," but moves inexorably toward his downfall and ignominious end. Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
It was the age of speakeasies and jazz... when everybody sinned, ginned and broke the laws... while a vicious crime lord almost took over the nation!
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Did You Know?
Like several other films in which Al Capone is depicted, this film makes no reference at all to Capone's wife or children. See more
Referenced in It's Not Me, It's Him