Cover image for Al Capone : icon
Title:
Al Capone : icon
Author:
Flynn, Jodi, producer.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication Information:
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2014]

[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Chronicles the life of gangster Al Capone, highlighting the contradictions that formed his character. Features commentary by a Capone biographer, Capone's great niece, a retired Chicago police detective, and a television writer. Also discussed is Capone's legacy as a prominent figure in American popular culture.
General Note:
Originally produced for television broadcast.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781627891226
UPC:
841887022514
Format :
DVD

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Summary

Al Capone: the quintessential self-made American man, ruthless killer, or both? Just his name sparks images of pinstriped suits, and bloody violence. To this day, Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. The question is why.


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