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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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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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