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TV Diary quiz: Movies about Al Capone

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 02:24 am
One of the most infamous gangsters ever to have lived was Al Capone, who took organized crime to a new level in Chicago during Prohibition. "Al Capone: Icon," a one-hour special, airs at 8 p.m. on PBS, and examines Capone's rise through the ranks of organized crime. The special also looks at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and other murders thought to be ordered by Capone. The special also shows his "tender" side as he opened one of the nation's first soup kitchens, fought for expiration dates on milk and wrote love songs to his wife from prison.

Here is a quiz about actors who have portrayed Capone in theatrical films.

1. Who portrayed Capone in the 1959 United Artists film "Al Capone"?

2. Who played the Capone-based character in the 1932 film "Scarface: The Shame of a Nation"?

3. Who played Capone in the 1967 film "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre"?

4. Who played Capone in the 1961 Desilu production "Alcatraz Express"?

5. Who played Capone in the 1987 film "The Untouchables"?

6. Who portrayed Capone in the 1975 film "Capone"?

7. The 1988 TV movie, "Frank Nitti: The Enforcer," featured which actor as Capone?

Answers: 1. Rod Steiger. 2. Paul Muni. 3. Jason Robards Jr. 4. Neville Brand. 5. Robert De Niro. 6. Ben Gazzara. 7. Vincent Guastaferro.


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