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
- The character of Esther Randolph was based on a real person, Mabel Willebrandt, who served as Assistant Attorney General under presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge.
- 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.)
- 1920s Atlantic City was recreated for this series in a set in Brooklyn, New York. Executive producer and pilot director Martin Scorsese was so exacting in accuracy that (for example) he…
[show]1920s Atlantic City was recreated for this series in a set in Brooklyn, New York. Executive producer and pilot director Martin Scorsese was so exacting in accuracy that (for example) he insisted the planks on the boardwalk be of the same exact size as they were in Atlantic City at that time.