Make It Legitimate (1984)

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  • Featuring

    Martin Short

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Series of seven programmes about organised crime in America over the past seventy years. Uses archive footage, home movies of gangster bosses and interviews with ex-Mafia members, hired assassins, FBI informers and men who knew notorious gangsters such as Al Capone and Lucky Luciano. Also examines the work of the FBI, law enforcement agencies and the police. This episode focusses on Mafia infiltration of legitimate business.

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