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Gang Wars, the Prohibition Menace: Brian De Palma’s ‘The Untouchables’ • Cinephilia & Beyond

Gang Wars, the Prohibition Menace: Brian De Palma’s ‘The Untouchables’ • Cinephilia & Beyond

Screenwriter David Mamet came up with a Stanislavski quote to describe The Untouchables: “Tragedy is just heightened melodrama.” Brian De Palma, director of The Untouchables,…