FAMOUS CHICAGO GANGSTERS During the Prohibition years, Chicago becomes famous for its crime syndicate. Gangsters like Jack "Legs" Diamond, Dion O'Banion, Johnny Torrio, and Machine Gun Kelly become nationally known figures. From Film - available for HD upgrade.
LEGS DIAMOND FUNERAL The underworld shuns Legs Diamond's funeral as the church bans rites. In Maspeth, NY the one-time gangster overlord, who escaped the law 23 times and gunmen's bullets on 16 occasions, is buried. The hoodlums who once hearkened to his bidding desert the bier, and pomp and gaudiness are completely missing. A plain wooden box covered with flowers, instead of the customary bronze or silver affair, encases the body. Attended only by the widow and a few sight-seers, the obsequies are performed without the benefit of clergy.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:23:00, No Audio
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