The Great War is over, Wall Street is about to boom & everything is for sale. Its a time of change - women are getting the vote, broadcast radio is here & young people rule the world. Atlantic City, a spectacular resort known as The World's Playground, is a place where rules don't apply. Massive hotels line its famous Boardwalk and for a few $ a working man can live like a king - legally or not.
Last Episode05x08 Eldorado (Series Finale) Aired: Oct. 26, 2014
After a shakeup, Nucky looks to relocate to Manhattan from Atlantic City. Margaret impresses Nucky and a grain-company stockholder; Luciano …
Series Fun Facts
- Martin Scorsese encouraged improvisation on set during the filming of his pilot episode, something that is typical of his directing style, but very rare on scripted television.
- The exterior set of the Ritz Carlton hotel set was built with the interior included up to the elevator doors, so characters could be seen entering and exiting the hotel in unbroken shots.
- The age difference between Gretchen Mol and Michael Pitt, who play mother and son, is nine years. (Mol's character, Gillian Darmody, became a mother at the age of 13.)