Set in the Prohibition era of the 1920s Boardwalk Empire is the story of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the treasurer of Atlantic County, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Due to his relationships with mobsters as well as political contacts, the Federal Government start to take an interest in him. His lavish lifestyle seems at odds with his position, and as well as his connections, there is prolific bootlegging in the area. Written by
The Commodore's parlor, where many scenes revolving around him take place is actually the Collectors' Suite of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House in New York City. See more »
The series never showed most of the numerous large hotel properties that existed in Atlantic City during the 1920s. While this likely due to the cost of doing so even using CGI, it also makes the city look much smaller than it was. See more »
You wanted to see me?
Yeah, it turns out my sister-in-law's nephew, for a time at least, survived the shooting in the woods.
Well, I'm sorry about your loss. Obviously, if there's anything I can do...
There is actually. You can kill someone for me to settle a debt. I have it on good authority that a James Darmody of Atlantic City was one of the two shooters.
Who was the other one?
I don't know. But I'd bet you're persuasive enough to get Darmody to tell you.
That's a good bet.
The only kind I ...
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