Al Capone

There’s no place quite like Chicago.  I grew up there…it’s “my kind of town.”  One of my favorite things about Chicago is our unique crop of local celebrities.  Personalities like Harry Caray, Bozo the Clown, The Empire Carpet Man…but, of course, the one everyone knows, all over the world, is Al Capone.  The notorious gangster…

PT-109

Imagine this scenario: a year and a half before a presidential election, a major film studio releases a movie, based on actual events, where the lead heroic character is the sitting president who will be up for reelection.  In our cynical society of today, we would probably immediately accuse this film of being a feature-length…