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The Lawless Years: The Al Brown Story

When a young hoodlum named Al Brown destroys a blind man's shop it puts Ruditsky on his trail. But it will be under another name in another city that Brown becomes notorious.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x1
Airdate: Thursday October 01st, 1959

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Guest Stars
Jack Weston
As Al Brown
Robert Ellenstein
As Frankie Yale
Mark Allen (1)
As Walt Page
Arthur Kendall
As Plummer
Wally Campo
As Rossi
Main Cast
James Gregory
As Barney Ruditsky
Robert Karnes
As Max Fields
Episode Notes
Al Brown was one of the real Al Capone's most frequently used aliases.

Jack Weston would return in The Kid Dropper Story.

Mark Allen would return in The Joe Angelo Story.

Episode Quotes
Page: (to Brown) You come within 50 feet of me, I'll open you like a can of sardines.

Ruditsky: (to Brown) If you had a brain in that fat head of yours you'd get outta town tomorrow.

Yale: Don't bargain, Al. Peasants bargain.

Brown: (to Ruditsky) Everything happens in this town you gotta pick me up.

Max: Barney, you should have been a salesman.

Ruditsky: (to Brown) On your feet, fat boy!

Brown: Ruditsky, you're leanin' on me.
Ruditsky: You don't know what leaning is yet.

Ruditsky: (to Yale) You're a bigger fool than I thought you were. Brown's outgrown you.

Brown: (to Yale) I don't need you, Frankie. You need me.

Ruditsky: Al Capone. A spark that should have been stamped out in the beginning but wasn't.

Other Episode Crew

ProducerJack Chertok
EditorJohn Baxter Rogers
CastingRalph Acton
Production CoordinatorMilton Trager
Program ConsultantBarney Ruditsky
Warning: The Lawless Years season 2 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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