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The Gang War

1932. Chicago is a thirsty town, consuming 86,000 gallons of booze a day; that's 32-million gallons a year. Almost all this booze is beer and rotgut, but 1% is the finest Canadian scotch. Nitti's boys, armed with tommy guns, shoot up a rival speak, the Blue Lion, that's serving the Canadian scotch. Ness and his men investigate; 2 people dead, 3 critically injured. Nitti's plenty sore; there are half a dozen clubs, roadhouses just outside of Cook County, serving Canadian scotch. Where are they getting it? Just then, a bomb goes off in the Montmartre Club; Nitti and his boys are unhurt, but 6 pedestrians and a taxi driver are injured. Nitti orders in 100 hitmen from Detroit. It's a Gang War! To prevent further killings, Ness arrests Nitti and confiscates his gun. Although Nitti is sprung within the hour, Ness blackmails him: Ness tells Nitti, if one more person is killed in the gang war, ""Lee Hobson's gonna put a bullet in me with your gun."" (In the arm or leg, I suppose. Thi

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  • Originally Aired January 18, 1962
  • Runtime 50 minutes
  • Network ABC (US)
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Created February 13, 2020 by
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Name Type Role
John Mantley Writer
Ed Nelson Guest Star
David Faulkner Guest Star
Paul Birch Guest Star
Joe Di Reda Guest Star
Dal McKennon Guest Star
Peter Forster Guest Star
Lou Krugman Guest Star
Robert Bice Guest Star
Wayne Heffley Guest Star
Claudia Bryar Guest Star
Charlie Picerni Guest Star
John Kellogg Guest Star
Victor Buono Guest Star
Paul Dubov Guest Star
Anne Whitfield Guest Star
Paul Wendkos Director