Crime Stories (2000)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Law & Crime  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Court TV: Al Capone -- Public Enemy #1 is one volume in the three-part Court TV Crime Stories series. This 47-minute program chronicles the life and times of legendary gangster Al "Scarface" Capone. The Italian immigrant -- depicted in the program as both charming and cold-blooded -- played a major role in operating Chicago's breweries and distilleries during the Prohibition Era. Capone's escapades in gambling and prostitution are featured, and examples of his ruthless tactics are documented. The other tapes in the set are: Court TV: Jimmy Hoffa -- The Man Who Vanished and Court TV: John Gotti -- Gangland Boss.



court [law], criminal, gangster, trial [courtroom]