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Anastasia 

Jimmy forges new relationships in Chicago; Nucky fetes a U.S. Senator; Chalky fingers a lynching suspect; Margaret and Lucy clash.

Director:

Jeremy Podeswa

Writers:

Terence Winter (created by), Lawrence Konner | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Buscemi ... Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
Michael Pitt ... James 'Jimmy' Darmody
Kelly Macdonald ... Margaret Schroeder
Michael Shannon ... Nelson Van Alden (credit only)
Shea Whigham ... Elias 'Eli' Thompson
Aleksa Palladino ... Angela Darmody
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Arnold Rothstein (credit only)
Stephen Graham ... Al Capone
Vincent Piazza ... Lucky Luciano
Paz de la Huerta ... Lucy Danziger
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Chalky White
Anthony Laciura ... Eddie Kessler
Paul Sparks ... Mickey Doyle
Dabney Coleman ... Commodore Louis Kaestner
Gretchen Mol ... Gillian Darmody
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Storyline

While entertaining guests for his birthday party, Nucky makes it clear to invited guests Senator Edge and Jersey City mayor Frank "I am the law" Hague that he wants the highway funds earmarked for Jersey to come to the Atlantic City area as prospective tourists have no choice but to travel muddy dirt roads to the resort center. When Luciano has no luck finding Jimmy's whereabouts from wife Angela, he dispatches a subordinate to use draw him out into the open by disfiguring his prostitute mistress. Chalky tortures the Grand Ctclops of the local KKK chapter and discovers the Klan is not responsible for the lynching. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | History

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 October 2010 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9
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Trivia

The Anastasia of the title refers to Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova, daughter of Czar Nicholas and Czarina Alexandra, who were assassinated by the Bolsheviks in 1918 along with their entire family. Between 1920 and 1922 several women falsely claimed to be the princess. The most famous of these was Anna Anderson, who was the subject of the award-winning movie "Anastasia," which won a 1956 Oscar for its star, Ingrid Bergman, See more »

Goofs

Joan Crawford is pictured on a cover of "Photoplay" magazine in 1920. Crawford did not make her first film until 1925 and made her first appearance in the publication in 1927. See more »

Quotes

Chalky White: I was born in Elgin, Texas. My daddy taught himself the carpenter trade, do it for the black folk there. I tell you, anything that man put his hand to - table, chair, wedding chest - he'd make that wood sing. Now one day, a man, Mr. T.O. Purcell, come around. He a white man. Own his own store, stable, hotel. He say to my daddy, "I hears you the finest carpenter in Elgin." My daddy tell him, "Well, I can't say one way or the other, but, uh, I knows a bit about somethin'." So Mr. T.O. Purcell ...
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Connections

References Broken Blossoms (1919) See more »

Soundtracks

Straight Up and Down
Written by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Performed by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
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