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by Richard Standeven


It's 1927, the height of the Roaring Twenties, and Chicago is rife with corruption gambling, prostitution and prohibition. Jimmy and his two Liverpool pals, Dan and Eddie, work as lowly waiters on a luxury liner. Always on the make, the three lads are pinning their hopes on getting enough money to jump ship in New York and start a new life in the USA.

international title: CAPONE'S BOY
original title: AL'S LADS
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Vine International Pictures
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Richard Standeven
film run: 96'
screenplay: Marc Gee
cast: Richard Roundtree, Marc Warren, Ralf Little, Stephen Lord
cinematography by: Nic Knowland BSC
film editing: Justin Krish
costumes designer: Alexandra Caulfield
music: John Harle
producer: Peter Barnes, Nicholas Kingston
production: Alchemy Pictures
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