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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: The 47-year old Al Capone, after ten years in prison, suffering from syphilis and dementia, comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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

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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3 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

Summary: Condemned gangster Thunderbolt Jim Lang plots revenge on the young man who stole his girlfriend and landed next to him on death row.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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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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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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

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Summary: A mother, Victoria, is trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts, and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent gangsters, or she may never see her child again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE VAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Va

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

Summary: A typical night for a group of war veterans at the local VFW turns into an all-out battle for survival when a teenage girl runs into the bar with a bag of stolen drugs. Suddenly under attack from a gang of punk mutants looking to get back what's theirs, at any cost, the vets use every weapon they can put together to protect the girl and their VFW in the biggest fight of their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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

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Summary: Gomorrah: The Series is the worldwide gangster show phenomenon from Stefano Sollima (Tom Clancy₂s Without Remorse, Romanzo Criminale), which is based on Roberto Saviano₂s best-selling book and the subsequent award-winning film of the same name. Season One tells the inside story of the fierce Neapolitan crime organization the Camorra. It is shown through the eyes of Ciro, the obedient and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: During his time as a police captain in Foshan, Ip Man is targeted by a vengeful gangster just as the Japanese army invades the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: While Ray makes progress in therapy, there are dangers from the past that require the Ray Donovan of old. Between NYC mayor Ed Feratti, an unrelenting NYPD officer hunting for the truth and clients old and new, Ray struggles to find the balance between fixing for clients and fixing himself. And when Feratti's corruption brings a piece of Mickey's past back to New York, Ray is forced to seek...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

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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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

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

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

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