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REVIEW: The Godfather Part III (1990)

1990, Paramount Pictures

Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Producer:
Francis Ford Coppola
Writers:
Mario Puzo (original novel and screenplay)
Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) 756 more words

American Films

REVIEW: The Godfather (1972)

1972, Paramount Pictures

Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Producer:
Albert S. Ruddy
Writers:
Mario Puzo (original novel and screenplay)
Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) 779 more words

American Films

Prohibition Cars 1928

Prohibition Cars.

The Metropolitan Police of St. Louis drove 1928 Packards with shiny bells on the front.

The Chicago Police, on the other hand, drove Fords and some green 1928 Cadillacs with black fenders.  98 more words

American History

Alcatraz Island

The first prisoners held on Alcatraz Island were not bank robbers or thugs; they were Confederate sympathizers, disobedient soldiers, and Native Americans.  From 1861 to 1933, Alcatraz Island was a military prison.  125 more words

American History

Two True Stories

Two Stories BOTH TRUE – and worth reading

STORY NUMBER ONE
Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. 887 more words

American History

"Baby Face" Nelson

“Baby Face” Nelson was one of the killers in the bootlegging and prohibition era.  At age twelve, he was arrested for shooting another child in the jaw.   174 more words

American History

"Pretty Boy" Floyd

 

You may be wondering how “Pretty Boy” Floyd got his name.  A prostitute that was enamored with him gave it to him.  Charles Arthur Floyd hated the nickname and refused to answer to it.  467 more words

American History