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Author Talk: Tinseltown Gangsters by Jeffrey Sussman

March 9, 2 pm3 pm.

Like sharks to blood in the water, the mob arrived in Hollywood greedy and ready to tear away huge chunks of cash. Opportunistic mobsters saw labor unions as the means for muscling into the movie industry and extorting millions of dollars from studio bosses. Control the unions to which projectionists, art directors, cinematographers, electricians, scene designers, stagehands, extras belong, and you control the whole industry.
Painting colorful portraits of numerous mobsters, producers, actors, and directors, Tinseltown Gangsters tells the gripping, fast-paced, true story of corruption and greed in Hollywood throughout much of the twentieth century. (Provided by Publisher)

About the Author:
Jeffrey Sussman is the author of 16 books, six of which have been published by Rowman and Littlefield, including Sin City Gangsters: The Rise and Decline of the Mob in Las Vegas and Big Apple Gangsters: The Rise and Decline of the Mob in New York. Jeffrey lives in New York City.

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