R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of how Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel started Las Vegas.
Ralph (elevator operator) has appeared in every Levinson picture from Diner (1982) to Liberty Heights (1999).
You ain't gonna kill me Ben, are you?
"Bugsy" Siegel: I'm going to try very hard to forget that this ever happened.
Harry Greenberg: I owe you my life, Ben.
"Bugsy" Siegel: I'd say that's a fair assessment.
Harry Greenberg: God bless you Ben.
"Bugsy" Siegel: Bend your knees, Harry.
Harry Greenberg: Bend my knees?
"Bugsy" Siegel: When you jump from the train, ...
Harry Greenberg: ...
On opening night at the Flamingo when Ben is called back to Los Angeles; Mickey Cohen is in the casino. After Ben arrives in L.A., Mickey (apparently) drives him from the airport to the house.
The 2006 DVD features fifteen minutes of extra footage that Barry Levinson had to cut from the 1991 theatrical version.
$140,358 (USA) (15 December 1991)