Frank had created a dreadful mafia organization in. The performance of anthony lapaglia is breathtaking as frank nitti. The enforcer, 1988, directed by michael switzer, with carl princi, tessa richarde, lloyd alan, at turner classic movies. This biopic goes to great lengths to accurately trace nittis rise to the top of the windy citys underworld, amid corruption, betrayal and violence. In 1930, frank nitti was indicted for income tax evasion, and spent 18 months in prison, a sentence that he hated due to his claustrophobia. When capone was sent to prison, frank nitti became the newspapers mr. Frank nitti the enforcer 1988 by pt 01 dailymotion video. Una pelicula dirigida por michael switzer con hank azaria, anthony lapaglia, vincent guastaferro, trini alvarado. Based upon the true story of frank nitti, the man who, with al capone, ruled chicago and became the boss after capone was sent to alcatraz. Jun 29, 1987 and that, hollywood, is when, where and how life really ended for frank nitti, the most powerful mobster of his day.
He is known to have become the outfits leader after al capone after the prohibition period. Als jugendlicher gerat frank nitti anthony lapaglia in diverse jugendbanden, wo er erstmals mit al capone vincent guastaferro zusammentrifft. Frank nitti capones predecessor and most feared enforcer. One of al capones top henchmen, nitti was in charge of all money flowing through the operation. Frank nitti was the one of al capones top henchmen, known as the enforcer who was in charge of all strongarm and muscle operations for the chicago outfit, and later the frontman following al capones prison sentence on december 19, 1932, a team of chicago police, headed by detective sergeants harry lang and harry miller, raided nittis office in room 554, at 221 n. The enforcer is a made for television movie that is a biography of al capones enforcer frank nitti.
Meanwhile, a terrorist group calling themselves the peoples revolutionary strike force organizes a series of crimes in san francisco, hoping to enrich themselves. Jul 02, 2011 frank the enforcer nitti documentary english part 3 duration. One of al capone s top henchmen, nitti was in charge of all money flowing through the operation. The true story of chicagos notorious enforcer the true story of chicagos notorious enforcer by ronald humble available from rakuten kobo. Al capones imprisonment opened the way for mobster frank nitti to become the underworld king of chicago as related in this true story.
When nitti was a small child, his father died and his mother subsequently remarried. Frank nitti biography, life, interesting facts childhood and early life. His parents were rosina and luigi nitto, and he had three siblings. Frank nitti, american gangster in chicago who was al capones chief enforcer and inherited capones criminal empire when capone went to prison in 1931. January 27, 1886 march 19, 1943 was an italianborn american gangster in chicago. But the notorious frank nittis heart does shine through in a new abc movie centering on chicagos gangland of the 1920s and 1930s. Although frank nitti has gotten the reputation over the years as the righthand man of gangster al capone and a feared killer in his own right, this has actually proven not to be the case. Frank nitti the enforcer 1988 frank nitti the enforcer 1988 frank nitti. The chicago outfit during the prohibition years was led by francesco raffaele nitto, popularly called frank enforcer nitti.
Frank the enforcer nitti 18861943 find a grave memorial. The result is an engrossing glimpse into mob life in the early 20th century. A proud italian, nitti refused to bow to the stigma that surrounded italian. Frank nitti the enforcer 1988 by pt 02 dailymotion video. Not just the acting which i thought was good, but in nitti you get some feeling for the human side of these people together with the hard times they lived in which sadly tended to make them into the type of people they became.
Here is a wanted poster for al capones number two and his successor as head of the chicago crime syndicate frank the enforcer nitti. Gangster frank nitti was born on the 27 january 1886 in angri, italy. Its focus was on one man who had a larger role than the name and history chapters thati was already familiar with such as al capone, prohibition,and the depression. And that, hollywood, is when, where and how life really ended for frank nitti, the most powerful mobster of his day. The estate, entirely in cash, will be shared by his widow, mrs. Nov 19, 2018 a proud italian, nitti refused to bow to the stigma that surrounded italian americans at the time, exerting himself proudly and powerfully instead of attempting to adapt to the contemporary zeitgeist. The enforcer tv1988 anthony lapagliavincent guastaferrotrini alvaradomichael moriartyhank azariabruno kirby. Starting as a barber, nitti became a fence for stolen goods and about 1920 joined capones gang. Police officer dirty harry callahan clint eastwood is reassigned from homicide to personnel after his latest use of excessive force. Frank nitti was the one of al capones top henchmen, known as the enforcer who was in charge of all strongarm and muscle operations for the chicago outfit, and later the frontman following al capones prison sentence. Annette caravetta nitto 19011981 find a grave memorial. Top 5 will ferrell hilarious movie scenes duration. Although nitti and capone were as youths in new york city both members of the five points gangone of the most notorious of the citys many violent street gangs at the turn of the centurythey apparently. The enforcer has an average imdb audience rating of 6.
He was portrayed by the late billy drago, who also portrayed john bly in the adventures of brisco county jr. Frank nitti was the front boss of the chicago outfit following al capones incarceration. Frank nitti wanted poster, gangster, mobster, enforcer, al. This biopic goes to great lengths to accurately trace nitti s rise to the top of the windy citys underworld, amid corruption, betrayal and violence. Frank nitti wanted poster, gangster, mobster, enforcer. Parenthetical number preceding title is a 1 to 10 imdb viewer poll rating. Nitti later succeeded capone as boss of the chicago. Al capone may be the most famous chicago mobster, but his successor, frank the enforcer nitti anthony lapaglia, was just as ruthless. Frank nitti francesco raffaele nitto, better known as frank the enforcer nitti january 27, 1888 march 19, 1943 was an italianamerican gangster, one of the top henchmen of al capone and later a mob boss in his own right. No videos, backdrops or posters have been added to frank nitti. Frank the enforcer nitti is arguably the most glamorized gangster in history. Frank ralph nitto born francesco raffaele nitto, italian. A proud italian, nitti refused to bow to the stigma that surrounded italian americans at the time, exerting himself proudly and powerfully instead of attempting to adapt to the contemporary zeitgeist.
January 27, 1886 march 19, 1943, known as frank nitti, was an italianamerican gangster in chicago. The enforcer nitti crime, drama, mafia, action movies, full movie, tv series fullhd movies. The enforcer tv movie 1988 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Nitti later succeeded capone as boss of the chicago outfit. An excellent movie about frank nitti and al capone.
Jan 26, 2011 bruce gordon, a granitefaced, gravelvoiced character actor famous for playing heavies, most memorably the mob boss frank nitti on the classic television series the untouchables, died on. This poster measures 812 x 11 inches and is handaged to give the poster an authentic antique look and feel. The revenge of al capone, a 1989 tv movie starring ray sharkey, explores the life of frank nittis boss. The revenge of al capone, a 1989 tv movie starring ray sharkey, explores the life of frank nitti s boss. When they kidnap the mayor john crawford and steal rockets and rifles for their next attack. Watch the enforcer online stream full movie directv. Frank nitti born francesco raffaele nitto is the secondary antagonist of the untouchables. The enforcer 1988 cast and crew smalltime hoodlum frank nitti anthony lapaglia becomes gangster al capones vincent guastaffero righthand man in prohibitionera chicago. Ron humble charts the life of frank the enforcer nitti, one of history. Frank the enforcer nitti documentary english part 3 duration. Contentsshow biography born francesco raffaele nitto in angri, near naples, he became a front for paul ricca when al capone was arrested for tax evasion.
With anthony lapaglia, vincent guastaferro, trini alvarado, michael moriarty. When nitti was a small child, his father died and his mother subsequently. Big, in their view taking over for capone, although there is much controversy as to who actually ran the organization. Frank nitti, original name francesco raffele nitto, byname the enforcer, born 1896. Bruce gordon, a granitefaced, gravelvoiced character actor famous for playing heavies, most memorably the mob boss frank nitti on the classic television series the untouchables, died on. His stepfather francesco dolendo moved brooklyn, new york in 1890 and the rest of the family followed. Francesco raffaele nitto, better known as, frank the enforcer nitti january 27, 1888 march 19, 1943 was an italianamerican gangster, one of the top henchmen of al capone and later the front man for the mob capone created, the chicago outfit. Vatos locos full movie, hd, crime, thriller, english, gangster mafia. He emigrated to new york city after the end of world war i, and later moved to chicago, where he set up business as a barber, with a profitable sideline as a smalltime jewel thief and fence. Frank nitti frank nitti, real gangster, chicago outfit. Frank had created a dreadful mafia organization in the city, but was regarded to be just a boss in name. He is the psychopathic personal hitman for al capone.1186 301 523 827 132 1434 1550 106 593 633 1231 851 1011 28 1286 1158 384 226 496 1569 1045 40 93 328 1101 1413 152 631 1430 220 438 977 326 982 946 1335 218 231 1369 964 226