Set in the Prohibition era of the 1920s Boardwalk Empire is the story of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the treasurer of Atlantic County, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Due to his relationships with mobsters as well as political contacts, the Federal Government start to take an interest in him. His lavish lifestyle seems at odds with his position, and as well as his connections, there is prolific bootlegging in the area.
You Can't Be Half A Gangster
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Did You Know?
According to Timothy Van Patten
, Martin Scorsese
's involvement as an Executive Producer consisted of reading the scripts, watching the rough cuts, and making suggestions. Van Patten praised the notes Scorsese gave, because they are very precise and insightful. See more
While much of the clothing was period specific for the major players, numerous minor performers wore clothing that was clearly made in the later 20th and early 21st century. This becomes most obvious in the latter seasons of the series. See more
[referring to D'Alessio brothers
Do you know what the nice thing is about the Bronx zoo, Charlie? There are bars between you and the monkeys.
Straight Up and Down
Written and performed by The Brian Jonestown Massacre See more