Stereotype This! Debunking Hollywood's Italian Stereotypes and Myths Stereotype This!  Debunking Hollywood's Italian Stereotypes and Myths Stereotype This! Debunking Hollywood's Italian Stereotypes and Myths
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Edward G. Robinson in "Little Caesar"
Hollywood Hype
The movie that started it all: Edward G. Robinson as Enrico Bandello in "Little Caesar," (1931).
 
Joe Truth
Although gangsters of all ethnic groups existed at the time, Hollywood borrowed the media's obsession with the popular Al Capone, giving the American gangster an "Italian" slant.
 
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