This is a picture of what a 1930's Hollywood Gangster looks like. I chose this picture because in the book Monster, the gang members are nothing like this "gangster". The gangsters in Monster and guys who wear oversized shirts with either blue as their main color, or red.:
Great original poster for the 1968 re-issue of Umetsugu Inoue’s superb gangster film, ANKOKUGAI SAIGO NO HI [THE LAST DAYS OF THE UNDERWORLD] (1962), starring Tsuruta Kôji , Takura Ken, Tanba Tetsurô, Mikuni Rentarô, and Sakuma Yoshiko. One of my...
JAME "JIMMY THE GENT" BURKE Birth: Jul. 5, 1931 New York New York County New York, USA Death: Apr. 13, 1996 Buffalo Erie County New York, USA Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Jimmy the Gent", he was immortalized in the Martin Scorcese gangster film "Goodfellas".
A black and white picture, depicting Frank Lucas in a black suit and Richie Roberts in a white one. In front of them is the title American Gangster, with Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington's names above, and the film credits below.