Published on Dec 25, 2012
“This feature-length film is a riveting chronicle of the bloodiest day in the history of organized crime in America, and the end of Capone’s stranglehold on the Windy City.
It is one of the most infamous days in American history. On Valentine’s day in 1929, the streets of Chicago ran with blood as the gangs of Al Capone and Bugs Moran battled to the death.
This riveting chronicle of The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre revisits the extraordinary day through extensive footage, contemporary new coverage of the killings, true-to-life re-enactments and interviews with mob experts, historians and authors.
See why the long-running rivalry between Chicago’s notorious crime bosses exploded into all-out war. Learn the details of Capone’s diabolical plan to eliminate the entire Moran gang, and explore the reasons that it backfired–with disastrous consequences for the legendary gangster.
Against the backdrop of Prohibition, with its tommy-guns, speakeasies and bathtub gin, THE ST. VALENTINE’S DAY MASSACRE is one of the most fascinating stories in the long history of American crime.”