Walter Winchell received a reported $25,000 per episode for his narration on this series. With his signature machine gun dialogue delivery, he could apparently rack up almost 200 words per minute.
There is nothing in that area... except an old abandoned warehouse.
The series re-enacted the Prohibition period accurately with regard to clothing, interior design and automobiles, but not hairstyles. Robert Stack, for example, never parted his hair in the middle as Eliot Ness did the entire time he was with the Treasury Department.