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Brook, Henry.

Summary: From Al Capone's reign of terror in Chicago to the last stand of Ned Kelly in the Australian bush, most gangsters lived lives of cold, calculating violence, living hard and dying young. Learn about some of the most notorious in these eleven thrilling stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRO

Summary: Armed with ruthless, streetwise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas rules Harlem's chaotic drug underworld. When outcast cop Richie Roberts sets out to bring down Lucas's multimillion-dollar empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie American 2009

Summary: "The public enemy": A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. "White heat": A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn. "Angels with dirty...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment/Warner Bros. Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY GAN

Summary: Season 5 begins in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression, and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers. This season also includes flashback scenes of Nucky, Eli, the Commodore, Gillian and others from 1884-1900...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmaker Harry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 1997

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Get 1995

Summary: The mighty Mads Mikkelsen unleashes a maelstrom of bloodshed in the Wild West in this white-knuckle tale of revenge. When he lays waste to the scoundrels who killed his wife and son, a Danish ex-soldier incurs the wrath of a sadistic gang leader hell-bent on hunting him down. Exploding with eye-popping action, dazzlingly dramatic frontier landscapes, and a smoldering performance by Eva Green,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2015

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN SAL

Summary: "It seemed simple. Just deliver the cash. But when Jimmy loses ten grand of dirty money, the underworld comes knocking. If there's no cash, there's no more Jimmy. Suddenly it comes down to one hour, one girl, one crazy idea and ten thousand reasons to risk it all."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY TWO

Summary: Ray's ongoing family upheaval has taken an emotional toll, leaving him more vulnerable than ever. LA's preeminent fixer is heading into uncharted territory and will soon discover that some damage cant be controlled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime 2018

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Summary: "Tough Tony Banks, a retired gangster ... reluctantly comes out of retirement to silence his old friend and squealer. ... Tony's [San Francisco] suburban haven comes crashing down as his daughter ... takes up with a hippie ... and [Tony's] wife ... gives them permission to move into their house with their hippy friends. The all-star cast includes ... Groucho Marx in his final role as the mob...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Summary: Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SOM

Summary: This hilarious and high-spirited musical stars Danny Kaye as a professor of high-brow music who inadvertently becomes involved with a sensual saloon singer (Virginia Mayo) and a crooked criminal gang.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SON

Summary: Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanian gang members break into the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAK

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Taken 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TAK RATED PG-13

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER TAK

Summary: Childhood friends Brian and Paulie do whatever it takes to survive in the dog-eat-dog neighborhood they live in. As they grow up they find themselves involved in organized crime and jail becomes part of doing business on the streets they call home. Brian uses his time in jail to get clean while Paulie makes plans for one last job that requires Brian's help. Brian must decide if he should stand...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

Summary: A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WHI

Summary: Several crises threaten Tony and his crew. Rival boss Johnny Sack is in prison, and the always tense relations between the New Jersey and New York families are strained through the unpredictable behavior of Sack's surrogates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SOP

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Sopranos 2006

Collins, Max Allan

Summary: "A THRILLING MAGNUM OPUS ON AMERICA'S GREAT CRIME EPIC. A Mystery Writers of America "Grand Master"--author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition, long-time Dick Tracy writer, and multiple Shamus Award winner--teams with an acclaimed rising young historian, in this riveting, myth-shattering dual portrait of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the legendary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 COL

Swanson, Doug J.

Summary: " The astonishing story of Benny Binion-a rip-roaring saga of murder, money, and the making of Las Vegas Benny Binion was many things: a cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Blood Aces tells the story of Binion's crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas. From a Texas backwater, Binion rose to prominence on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BINION, BENNY BIN

Summary: Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CHI

Summary: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IP

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

Summary: Little Miss Marker: Shirley Temple melts the hearts of a gang of hardened gangsters when she's left as an IOU for a debt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LIT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Shirley

Summary: GoodFellas: Follows a mid-level gangster over three decades from his Brooklyn neighborhood to his arrest by the FBI.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MAR

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: In 1944, an FBI junior agent is dispatched by J. Edgar Hoover to infiltrate Capone's organization, an effort that is compromised by Capone's haunted memories of prison and declining health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC EST

Major, Seven

Summary: ""Illusions" blurs the line between fiction and reality as the illegitimate child of an influential mafia member shares her life and perspective of history over the span of fifty years. A life defined by murder, identity theft, CIA assassins, sex, drug-dealers, gun-runners, and a young adult who would travel the East Coast--running away from her past while searching to belong in a life that was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Major 2016