Tag Archives: Bugsy Siegel

Bloodletters and Badmen: Virginia Hill- Mistress To The Mob

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you watch the movie Bugsy from 1991 with Warren Beatty playing Ben Siegel with Annette Being playing Siegel’s mistress Virginia Hill, the movie portrays Virginia as much more than … Continue reading

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Mob Video Vault: Mobsters- Benjamin Bugsy Siegel

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat  One of my favorite quotes about Ben Siegel was about his friendship with actor George Raft. The quote being that Ben Siegel was a mobster who wanted to be an … Continue reading

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Johnny Machine: Bugsy 1991- A Gangster Goes Hollywood

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Johnny Machine: Bugsy 1991- A Gangster Goes Hollywood Bugsy from 1991, is one of not my favorite films, but also one of my favorite gangster films. Right up there with … Continue reading

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Mysteries and Scandals: Bugsy Siegel

Source:IMDB– Mysteries and Scandals. “Susan Berman (author), Ralph Saierno (NYC mob investigator), Frank Ragano (lawyer), Frank Wright (curator Vegas), W.R. Wilkerson III (author), Rose Marie (entertainer) and Michael Druxman (author) are a few of the people interviewed about the dream … Continue reading

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Nevada Policy Research Institute: Las Vegas Mob Wars- Government-Funded Mob Museum

  Source:The New Democrat Las Vegas and Southern Nevada in general became a personal State for the Italian and Jewish mafias, an area they developed and owned by means of legitimate investments in Vegas that served as a cover for … Continue reading

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Watch Mojo: ‘History of Las Vegas: Casinos and Crime’

Source:Watch Mojo– welcome to Sin City, Nevada. Source:The New Democrat “This city in the middle of the desert was originally named Las Vegas by Spanish explorers, and that name translates to “the meadows.” Soon, a Mormon population relocated there from … Continue reading

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Tania Ayde: Bugsy Siegel and The Flamingo Hotel

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Post Benjamin Bugsy Siegel was an interesting mobster. Italian, Irish or in Bugsy’s case Jewish because he could’ve been anything he wanted to be. Because of his intelligence and charm, but because … Continue reading

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