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Gangster thriller starring
Christian Slater
Patrick Dempsey
They were to become legendary figures in the world of organised crime, but even the likes of "Lucky" Luciano and "Bugsy"
Siegel had to start somewhere. On the mean streets of New York in 1917 the seeds are sown-within five years, four unlikely friends will jostle for power with the rival "dons" of the city.
DirectorMichael Karbelnikoff(1991.18)
♦ See Films: pages 48-57


Unknown: Christian Slater
Unknown: Patrick Dempsey
Charlie Luciano: Christian Slater
Meyer Lansky: Patrick Dempsey
Benjamin Siegel: Richard Grieco
Frank Costello: Costas Mandylor
Don Masseria: Anthony Quinn
Arnold Rothstein: F Murray Abraham
Don Faranzano: Michael Gambon
Mara Motes: Lara Flynn Boyle
Tommy Reina: Christopher Penn

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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