Classic Black & White Gangster and cop killer Jack Martin is on the run from the law, and hides out in a small town. Low on funds, he engineers a clever bank robbery that yields him a big bundle. Now he has not only the cops and the FBI after him, but also the local crime boss, who's outraged that an outsider can pull off a heist like that in his territory and not cut him in on it.
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Includes: "Gangbusters", "Guns Don't Argue", "I Am A Criminal", "Gangster Story". Digitally Remastered.
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Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob. In Paddy Whacked, bestselling author and organized crime expert T. J. English brings to life nearly two centuries of Irish American gangsterism, which spawned such unforgettable characters as Mike "King Mike" McDonald, Chicago's subterranean godfather; Big Bill Dwyer, New York's most notorious rumrunner during Prohibition; Mickey Featherstone, troubled Vietnam vet turned Westies gang leader; and James "Whitey" Bulger, the ruthless and untouchable Southie legend.
One of the niftiest "B" gangster films of the "noir" era tells the story of ex-con Vincent Lubeck (a solid performance by Reservoir Dogs' Lawrence Tierney) on parole because of the pleadings of his mother, with orders to stay clean for five years. Working for his brother at a gas station, Lawrence looks for an easy way to make money. He calls in some of his old associates and they rob an armored car where several people are killed.
The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz Gangster Style is a laugh out loud version of the original story by L. Frank Baum. This is a hilarious adaptation of the original story that is guaranteed to make you cry with laughter, a work of comic genius. This parody of the
The story revolves around two of the biggest gangsters of Chicago. Jerry Neuer and Roberto Francisco. Jerry, being a sassy German while Roberto being an elegant Italian. Despite belonging to different nationalities, their friendship dates back to their childhood and is known throughout the globe. Gloria is Jerry's girlfriend. They are supposed to get married within a few months.
An upstart gangster (Walter Matthau) moves in on another's (Bruce McFarlan) territory.
She's a good girl. to leave alone! Fresh from his sensational Glen or Glenda? Ed Wood presents his homage to the gangster films of the 30's and 40's, starring his sex-kitten girlfriend, Dolores Fuller, and introducing to the screen handsome, young Steve Reeves (Hercules). Inspired by the popular TV show "Dragnet," this Ed Wood film tells the story of a rich but troubled young man who kills a cop and has plastic surgery to hide his identity.
He's a hip-hop icon credited with single-handedly creating gangsta rap. Television viewers know him as Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola on the top-rated drama "Law & Order: SVU." But where the hype and the headlines end, the real story of Ice-T-the one few of his millions of fans have ever heard-truly begins. "Ice" is Ice-T in his own words-raw, uncensored, and unafraid to speak his mind.
Jimmy Burke is a reporter looking for the big story that will catapult him into fame and allow him to marry his girlfriend, Patricia, a sexy young actress. When he discovers that a notorious gangster, "Sleek Moran", is buying his way into a Hollywood studio, the resulting story leads to a promotion for the eager young reporter. Flush with success, he inadvertently falls into the arms of his boss' daughter, leaving Patricia to become prey to the vengeful Moran.
Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob. In Paddy Whacked, bestselling author and organized crime expert T.J. English brings to life nearly two centuries of Irish American gangsterism, which spawned such unforgettable characters as Mike "King Mike" McDonald, Chicago's subterranean godfather; Big Bill Dwyer, New York's most notorious rumrunner during Prohibition; Mickey Featherstone, troubled Vietnam vet turned Westies gang leader; and James "Whitey" Bulger, the ruthless and untouchable Southie legend.
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"25 Gangster Classics" includes over 24 hours of entertainment! Gangster classics featuring Walter Matthau, Humphrey Bogart, Ernest Borgnine, and many more. This 2 Disc set is loaded with classic gangster action and characters. Disc 1: "Decoy 'First Arrest'", "Decoy 'High Swing'", "Midnight Limited", "Gangster Story", "Bulldog Drummond Escapes", "Bulldog Drummond in Africa", "Dr.
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This must-read novel is unlike any gangster novel you've ever read. The storyline and characters are wildly unique. Although the story is set in the nineties, a gangster of a new breed is a timeless concept; it's a gangster who seeks to turn his life arou
"Slipstream": Matt Owens (Bill Paxton), a bounty hunter, kidnaps a fugitive from the custody of law officer Tasker (Mark Hamill), after learning there is a price on the killer's head. To avoid detection, Owens flies into a volatile, post-apocalypse "Slipstream". If he hopes to make it out alive, he'll have to face pursuing officers, a religious cult that holds the winds sacred, and the unknowns of the mysterious "Slipstream" itself.
Whether it is Alphonse "Scarface" Capone, Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, Meyer Lansky, Dutch Schultz, or even John Gotti, gangsters have a mystique about them that has captured the public's interest. It is this persona that has kept the world intrigued with the 20th Century gangster. From the establishment of the mob in New York's Lower East Side - through the lawlessness and growth of the underworld spawned by prohibition - to today's ruthless bosses, comes the inside story of the mobsters who ruled the crime empires of America for over 100 years.
A brilliant satirical novel set in modern Sweden, a story of idealism and fanaticism, gangsters and entrepreneurs, sensationalism and spirituality, that explores the values that matter in contemporary life.
In the early 1940s, the city of Chicago was in the midst of a one man crime wave. But this crime wave was unlike any other in Chicago history. It was not perpetrated by a seasoned gangster like Al Capone or sophisticated serial killer like John Wayne Gacy
"Carlito's Way" - Oscar(R) winner Al Pacino gives an electrifying performance as former drug kingpin Carlito Brigante, who is sprung from prison by his high-powered attorney (Academy Award(R) winner Sean Penn). He stuns the New York underworld by vowing to go straight from a history of violence, but his plans are undermined by misguided loyalties and an outmoded code of honor.
The Albanian crime clans have been for a long time key players in the international arena of the organized crime and many others steer clear of their path and interests. This is the story of August, an Albanian young man who comes to America for a better life, but gets re-introduced to a world that he had left behind, but he knows all too well, organized crime.
Sister Souljah, the hip-hop generation's number one author and most compelling storyteller, delivers a powerful story about love and loyalty, strength and family. In her bestselling novel, "The Coldest Winter Ever," Sister Souljah introduced the world to Midnight, a brave but humble lieutenant to a prominent underworld businessman. Now, in a highly anticipated follow-up to her million-selling masterpiece, she brings readers into the life and dangerously close to the heart of this silent, fearless young man.
Roam through the dark and smoke filled history of the most ruthless men and family enterprises that changed crime! From bootlegs to urban battlefields this groundbreaking series traces the origin of the gangs that dominated criminal activities and invented their own codes of conduct. Meet the legendary figures and discover the real story behind the violence and corruption that pulsed through the soul of the "Gangster Empire".
The definitive story of the greatest art theft in history. In a secret meeting in 1981, a low-level Boston thief gave career gangster Ralph Rossetti the tip of a lifetime: the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum was a big score waiting to happen. Though its collections included priceless artworks by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas, and others, its security was cheap, mismanaged, and out of date.
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Murder, Inc. and the Moral Life: Gangsters and Gangbusters in La Guardia's New York tells the story of the notorious 1930s Brooklyn gang nicknamed "Murder, Inc." Murder, Inc. is as well an extended moral reflection on the phenomenon of gangsters in general and the Murder, Inc. gang in particular
Charlie Richardson, one of Britain;s most notorious gangland bosses, sheds light on his extraordinary life story completed just weeks before his death in September 2012. Notorious Charlie Richardson was the most feared gangster in 1960s London. Boss of the Richardson Gang and rival of the Krays, to cross him would result in brutal repercussions. Famously arrested on the day England won the World Cup in 1966, his trial heard he allegedly used iron bars, bolt cutters and electric shocks on his enemies.
People Magazine'shady Bizzness was disturbing and intense It was like a good scary movie " MSNBC"It was brilliantly written " The Queen Latifah Show"It's definitely a good read." Book DescriptionThis story is based on the factual ills of "white rapper" and Hip-Hop phenomenon, "Eminem." "Shady Bizzness" tell about real life events of his public and private lifestyle.
Never before has a gallery of cops, robbers, and daredevil crooks ever been assembled into one collection. Using FBI and police film, archival footage, and rare photographs, this story traces the life of Al "Scarface" Capone who, during the prohibition era of the 1920s, built an empire that netted over $100 million in one year. The hard times of the 1920s and 1930s brought forth the romanticized public enemies John Dillinger, Bonnie Parker, and Clyde Barrow.
When the infamous gangster Whitey Bulger went on the lam in 1995, the streets of Boston became a war zone between the Mafia and the renegades, with the Winter Hill Gang looking on. Co-written by Mark Silverman with Scott Deitche, Rogue Mobster: The Untold
Before Burke, Andrew Vachss created Wesley, the ultimate ice-man. "A Bomb Built in Hell" is Wesley's story. While doing time for manslaughter, Wesley meets prison boss Carmine Trentoni, an Old School gangster who no longer believes in the blood-oath he took years ago. Carmine's triple life sentence hasn't cut him off from all his outside sources-he has waited with the patience of stone for someone capable of absorbing his knowledge.
Gats, gals, gangsters, good guys, and even a little gore enliven the holidays in this top-shelf collection of nine great tales of Yuletide homicide from the golden days of the pulp magazines - plus the first new Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective story in mo
Take an exciting ride as Stan Long tells the true story of a wild and outrageous life of sex, drugs, women, and high-end crime. Black Bird Medley begins with his fairly innocent childhood but digresses to a life of drug dealing on the mean streets of Washington, DC, where he grew up quickly. At the age of nine, he learned how to use a gun; by twelve he began having sexual encounters with women twice his age.
'Keisha, if you ain't got nobody, you always got me. And I'm all you really need." - Trigga With Kiesha's life in the hands of Lloyd aka Black, the leader of the ruthless EPG crew, Trigga has his mind set on bloodshed and he is determined to hit up every
Martin Scorsese's "The Departed "barely touched on his story. Now radio talk show sensation, crime reporter, and "Boston Herald "columnist Howie Carr takes us into the heart of the life of gangster Johnny Martorano in "Hitman." For two decades Martorano struck fear into anyone even remotely connected to his world. His partnership with Whitey Bulger and the infamous Winter Hill Gang led to twenty mob murders-for which Johnny would serve twelve years in prison.
The remarkable biography of a 1948 Olympic cycling champion who became a swashbuckling fortune hunter in ColumbiaMatt Rendell, who knew Jose Beyaert, tells the fascinating story of an almost-forgotten sporting hero who, incapable of living to other peo
Lew Yates began boxing at the age of six and as an adult he was ruthless in pursuit of his dream of becoming world heavyweight champion. But when his license was revoked following an assault on a referee, he turned to the murky world of unlicensed boxing. Documenting how Yates rose to the top of his bloody profession amid extremely turbulent circumstances in his personal life-which resulted in him raising his three children alone while struggling to make ends meet-this biography traces days of training in order to become king of the unlicensed ring and nights dealing with the gangsters and drug dealers in the nightclubs where he worked.
While it's been 75 years since Bonnie and Clyde met their violent deaths, their story continues to fascinate - where did they live? How was life on the run? This book helps to complete their saga. By traveling through Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and
Ron and Reg Kray, the most notorious and vicious gangsters Britain has ever produced, used everything and everyone to get what they wantedand if anyone got in their way, then they would get in his. That meant getting rid of the competition. Violence wa
Tony Kalkiewicz was a hardened career gangster. When he met the younger, up-and-coming bootlegger John Kwiatkowski, they hit it off. But when the smarter John took over his gang, Tony gave up the life. In the end they would need each other for one last, explosive heist that would be their undoing and send one of the gang to the chair. Set in Prohibition-era Buffalo, New York, "They Call Me Korney" is based on a true story and is full of never-before-seen photos and original research.
Ice-T tells his story, the narrative of an orphaned child who, drawn inexorably into a life of crime, ultimately turns away from the streets and forges a path to international fame as a musician and film and television star.
This is a book about a child from the Projects (lower income housing development) who was influenced by the pomp and glitter of the criminal elements that exist within every inner city neighborhood in America. A story about being initiated into one of the
1927. Britain;s heritage is vanishing. Beautiful landscapes are being bulldozed. Historic buildings are being blown up. Stonehenge is collapsing. Enter Ferguson;s Gang, a mysterious and eccentric group of women who help the National Trust to fight back. The Gang raise huge sums, which they deliver in delightfully strange ways: Victorian coins inside a fake pineapple, a one hundred pound note stuffed inside a cigar, five hundred pounds with a bottle of homemade sloe gin.
"The Don of Dons" is a forced love story with murderous pulp action. Mr. Brown, a man that is pushed beyond his limits must find a mythical figure only known as the Mad Sam. If he fails, the gangsters that have kidnapped the love of his life will kill her. Accompanied by his wild friend Esteban, the two must race against time to find a man that may or may not exist.
Brooklyn entertainment magazine "Mob Candy" brings you the story of 22 notorious gangsters ranging from Al Capone to John Gotti, in this rare peak into the history of the Brooklyn Mafia. With real life stories from Publisher Frank DiMatteo, this book give
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The vice and virtues of middle age are espied with an eagle eye in this hardboiled story about a mid-career gangster. Unfolding thorugh chiseled sketches and run through with tantalizing motifs, Kitakata's masterpiece follows the fortunes of a yakuza mobs
"9 square miles. 10,000 criminals. 130 cops. A riveting memoir by Baker, California's most-decorated police officer "Compton: the most violent and crime-ridden city in America. What had been a semi-rural suburb of Los Angeles in the 1950s became a battleground for the Black Panthers and Malcolm X Foundation, the home of the Crips and Bloods and the first Hispanic gangs, and the cradle of gangster rap.
An intimate biography as well as an epic history, Monk Eastman vividly recounts the life and times of old New Yorkâ s most infamous gangster-cum-soldier as he made his way from the sooty streets and dingy saloons of the Lower East Side to the battlefields of the Western Front. Born in 1873 to a respectable New York family, Monk was running wild in Manhattanâ s rough Lower East Side by the age of eighteen.
This story begins in compton california. To kids growing up here, the streets are a place to acquire knowledge and school is where you demonstrate what you've learned. This is the story of modern inner-city gangsters and how they came to be. Compton and s
"The facts will shock you " Grandpa Charlie is no typical "gangster novel" but a compelling journey into the corruption that permeates many of our government institutions and into the life of one of the most captivating men of our times - James "Whitey" Bulger. This book will make you question what you know about this man and re-think preconceived notions concerning the US government and many of its agencies.
My life's been a great story / In the ultimate war / Should I ill or do right? / Make peace or go raw?Ice-T, "Exodus" He's a hip-hop icon credited with single-handedly creating gangsta rap in the 1980s. Television viewers know him as Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola on the top-rated TV drama" Law & Order: SVU." But where the hype and the headlines end, the real story of Ice-T-the one few of his millions of fans have ever heard-truly begins.
The "Gangster Gift Set" includes "American Gangster", "Casino" and "Eastern Promises". "American Gangster": Academy Award(R) winners Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe team with director Ridley Scott ("Gladiator") for an epic story as powerful as it is true. Armed with ruthless, street-wise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas (Washington) rules Harlem's chaotic drug underworld.
Ken Morris's journey began one cold Pittsburgh morning in 1935. In the middle of the Great Depression, he was going to see the country as a door-to-door salesman. Detroit was to be his first and last stop. Life was hard and few people during this time of crisis knew how their future would evolve. After months of unemployment, Ken found a job at the Briggs Manufacturing Company, the toughest auto company in Detroit.
Turn-of-the-century Paris was the beating heart of a rapidly changing world. Painters, scientists, revolutionaries, poets-all were there. But so, too, were the shadows: Paris was a violent, criminal place, its sinister alleyways the haunts of Apache gangsters and its cafes the gathering places of murderous anarchists. In 1911, it fell victim to perhaps the greatest theft of all time-the taking of the "Mona Lisa "from the Louvre.
People Magazine'shady Bizzness was disturbing and intense It was like a good scary movie " MSNBC"It was brilliantly written " Book DescriptionThis story is based on the factual ills of "white rapper" and Hip-Hop phenomenon, "Eminem." "Shady Bizzness" tell about real life events of his public and private lifestyle. The book details the good times, hardships, drug abuse, domestic violence, scandals, sex, near-death experiences, murder, oppression of employees and bitter betrayl.
This stage classic is the story of an out of work singer whose life changes when she meets the flamboyant Toddy. With his help, she becomes Victor, an overnight singing sensation in the nightclubs of Paris. But success becomes hilariously complicated when she meets the love of her life, King Marchan, a macho Chicago gangster. This is the stage production starring the Broadway cast.
The phenomenon of Chinatown has been of great interest to the general public as well as scholars. Movies and story books have made Chinatown to be exotic, mysterious, gangster filled, and sometimes, a gilded ghetto, an ethnopolis, a cultural diaspora as w
Following on from "In Spite of Everything." Book 2 of the Trilogy takes you through this part of Pat Coppard's life detailing his army experiences leading to his entry into one of the world's toughest and most charismatic infantry units. This was followed by years of violence and crime amongst the South-East London gangster fraternity, only to be rescued from this downhill spiral by a young, beautiful and highly-intelligent girl.