Jesters of the Republic #36


Joe E. Lewis

4 comments:

Robert Fiore said...

For years and years whenever I heard about the movie The Joker is Wild, which I've never seen, I always got Joe E. Lewis confused in my mind with Joe E. Brown, and I asked myself why the hell would Frank Sinatra be playing Joe E. Brown?

D Cairns said...

Security!

Tommy O'C said...

The handiwork of Vincenzo Garibaldi, aka "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn, planner of the St. Valentine's Massacre. Also one of Sinatra's most memorable performances.

Tommy O'C said...

Correction: The last name on his grave marker is Gebardi. He reportedly used several variations on his real name.