Al Capone
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Al Capone
During the era of Prohibition, gangsters gained enormous power by controlling the illicit drink. The most infamous was a thug from Brooklyn who murdered his way to the top and was, for a time, one of the most powerful men in the United States. In this unusually accurate biography, small-time hood Al Capone (Rod Steiger) 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… More
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"Rod Steiger gives his Method acting technique a workout as he captures the fiery persona of Al Capone and makes the gangster a lively larger-than-life subject."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"... the most comprehensive film portrait of the notorious racketeer and mob boss who literally ruled Chicago for years."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
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