Tag Archives: Jewish Mob

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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Bloodletters and Badmen: Casino Boss- Frank Lefty Rosenthal

Source:Bloodletters & Badmen– Casino boss Frank Lefty Rosenthal. “Frank Lawrence “Lefty” Rosenthal was a professional sports bettor, former Las Vegas casino executive, and organized crime associate. The 1995 Martin Scorsese film Casino is based on his career in Las Vegas.” … 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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