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The Making of the Mob 

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Making of the Mob, is an eight-part docudrama that begins in 1905 and spans more than 50 years, tracing the original five families that led to the modern American Mafia, including the rise ... See full summary »
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2016   2015  
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Series cast summary:
Ian Bell ...  Meyer Lansky 16 episodes, 2015-2016
Craig Thomas Rivela ...  Vito Genovese 9 episodes, 2015-2016
Rich Graff ...  Lucky Luciano 8 episodes, 2015
John Binder John Binder ...  Self - Author, The Chicago Outfit 8 episodes, 2016
Michael Kotsohilis ...  Al Capone 8 episodes, 2016
Jason Fitch ...  Tony 'Joe' Accardo 8 episodes, 2016
Jack Barry ...  Bugs Moran 8 episodes, 2016
Paolo Rotondo ...  Johnny Torrio 8 episodes, 2016
Christopher Valente ...  Paul Ricca 8 episodes, 2016
Owen Black ...  Frank Nitti 8 episodes, 2016
Stephen Lovatt ...  Dean O'Banion 8 episodes, 2016
Kip Chapman ...  Hymie Weiss 8 episodes, 2016
Andrew Robertt ...  Frankie Yale 8 episodes, 2016
Robin Kerr Robin Kerr ...  Elliot Ness 8 episodes, 2016
Emmett Skilton ...  Sam Giancana 8 episodes, 2016
Amelia Reynolds ...  Mae Coughlan 8 episodes, 2016
George Harrison Xanthis ...  Frank Capone 8 episodes, 2016
Josh Harriman Josh Harriman ...  Ralph Capone 8 episodes, 2016
Andre King Andre King ...  Big Jim Colosimo 8 episodes, 2016
John Leigh ...  Jimmy Hoffa 8 episodes, 2016
Toby Leach Toby Leach ...  William Dever 8 episodes, 2016
Andrew Grainger Andrew Grainger ...  Big Bill Thompson 8 episodes, 2016
Ido Drent Ido Drent ...  Mike D'Angelo / ... 8 episodes, 2016
Cohen Holloway ...  Jack McGurn 8 episodes, 2016
Meyer Lansky Meyer Lansky ...  Self / ... 8 episodes, 2015-2016
Evan Boymel Evan Boymel ...  Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter 8 episodes, 2015
Anthony DiCarlo ...  Frank Costello 8 episodes, 2015
Carl Drake ...  Detective 8 episodes, 2015
Taylor M. Graham Taylor M. Graham ...  Genovese's Mobster 8 episodes, 2015
Ray Liotta ...  Narrator 8 episodes, 2015
Gus Zucco Gus Zucco ...  Albert Anastasia 8 episodes, 2015
Frank Calabrese Jr. Frank Calabrese Jr. ...  Self - Former Outfit Associate 7 episodes, 2016
Laurence Bergreen Laurence Bergreen ...  Self - Author, Capone: The Man and the Era 7 episodes, 2016
William Forsythe ...  Self - Actor, The Untouchables / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Ricky Montano Ricky Montano ...  18th St Gangster / ... 7 episodes, 2015
Jonathan C. Stewart Jonathan C. Stewart ...  Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel 7 episodes, 2015
Brad Twigg Brad Twigg ...  Bootlegger / ... 7 episodes, 2015
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Making of the Mob, is an eight-part docudrama that begins in 1905 and spans more than 50 years, tracing the original five families that led to the modern American Mafia, including the rise of Charles Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky and Benjamin Bugsy Siegel. Written by Niels Bouckenooghe

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In episode 5, 16 minutes in, an American flag with 50 stars was displayed. In the 1920's the flag had only 48 stars. See more »

Goofs

When talking about WW2 U-Boots a Soviet Typhoon is briefly shown, and when Lucky was starting his drug operation they show a barn scene taken from The Astronaut Farmer movie with the rocket clearly visible in the background. See more »

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Featured in History Buffs: The Untouchables (2018) See more »

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Accuracy
17 July 2016 | by electraguard2See all my reviews

I don't know about the accuracy of the story line but I do know that the 1959 Edsel cop car showing up at the 1957 upstate NY meeting is not accurate. There may be other inaccuracy in the show but I found it entertaining. I thought the casting was good but got tired of all the non-essential shots of gangsters standing or sitting around smoking. I also noted that one of the scenes of Costello being concerned about being hit in the last episode was the same scene from when he was "protecting' the waterfront from saboteurs during WWII. It would have been nice to see what happened to the guys who took over after Luciano but maybe that will be shown in an other series. We are looking forward to the series about Capone.


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15 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA

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