Lucky Luciano

Lucky Luciano

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Lucky LucianoHe wrote his name in blood on the sidewalks of New York and made himself the Boss of all Bosses.

Arriving in America at the age of nine and embarking upon a life of crime at age 14, Charles Lucky Luciano rose through the ranks of the New York Mafia like a pistol shot.

By the age of 34, he was running the Sicilian mob like a U.S. corporation diversifying the rackets, organizing the gangs and running his own political candidates.

Examine Lucky's 30-year career as CEO of Murder, Inc. through rare interviews and extensive archival footage. Mob insiders recall the history-making meetings held in Luciano's Waldorf-Astoria headquarters.

And naval records reveal how his top-secret war efforts earned him parole from a 50-year sentence. Journey into the dangerous world of La Cosa Nostra for the definitive portrait of one of the most notorious criminals in history.

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1 year ago

boardwalk empire is so good i wish they didn't rush the last seasons like that. now I'm filling the hole with actual mafia docus lol

Susie HRTsAFyre
9 years ago

My mother and sister were in Sicily when Luciano helped the U.S. Military with the refugee evacuations. Lucky got my family out of the war zone and into safety. She is even on old footage on one of these documentary's. My mother just turned 94, thanks to Lucky she made it out alive.

10 years ago

I love how the meatball wiseguys always claim that the Italians cosa nostra stick together like family and yet when push comes to show they fold under the pressure of jail time and snitch on their "friends"

12 years ago

Wow what a nice guy! I'm not gay.

12 years ago

Bellissimo Doc. grazie vlatco! please post more such as this one!

12 years ago

Awesome! Need more mob docs like this.

aristidh koka
12 years ago

who provided him informations? who guarded him? if was called lucky was because someone was behind him. THE SECRET SERVICES.

13 years ago

italians are loyal toward each other
unlike others,thats is why.

13 years ago

Anyone know of any other good mob docs?

13 years ago

I've got the fedora and a pin-striped suit Now all I need is a Ford coupé with a big V8 a Tommy gun and Bank on LOTS OF LUCK!

13 years ago

Fascinating view of gangster history and US crime / politics!

13 years ago

I really liked it too. Very interesting.

Achems Razor
13 years ago

Good Doc.

I love the old time, gangsta stories.