Wudda Ya Know: Take This Brooklyn Mobster Quiz To Find Out

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Still from The French Connection

Still from The French Connection

Seasoned reporter, blogger, and author of the recently published crime novel Born Speaking Lies, Bay Ridge native Rob Lenihan wrote up this quiz in conjunction with the release of his book. The quiz proves Lenihan to be a well versed cinephile, especially when it comes to movies on gangs, and expert on Brooklyn’s history with organized crime.

How much do you know? Take his quiz to find out. The answers are at the bottom.

Al Capone's 1931 mugshot. Photo via History.com

Al Capone’s 1931 mugshot. Photo via History.com

1. What street in Brooklyn was Al Capone born on?

2. In what restaurant did Paul Castellano have his last meal?

3. Where is Crazy Joe Gallo buried?

4. When was the first time a submachine gun had been used in a gangland killing in New York City?

5. Who played Bugs Moran in 1967’s St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

6. Where was “On The Waterfront” filmed?

7. What was Albert Anastasia’s nickname?

8. In the film The Untouchables what was the last thing that Elliot Ness said to Al Capone at the conclusion of the mobster’s trial?

9. What is the name of the mob boss in The Pope of Greenwich Village?

10. Who played “Cucumber” Frank de Marco in Married to the Mob?

How’d ya fare? Scroll down to find out.

A still from Goodfellas

A still from Goodfellas

1. What street in Brooklyn was Al Capone born? Navy Street

2. In what restaurant did Paul Castellano have his last meal? Sparks Steak House

3. Where is Crazy Joe Gallo buried? Green Wood Cemetery

4. When was the first time a submachine gun had been used in a gangland killing in New York City? The murder of Frankie Yale, July 1, 1928

5. Who played Bugs Moran in 1967’s St. Valentine’s Day Massacre? Ralph Meeker

6. Where was “On The Waterfront” filmed? Hoboken

7. What was Albert Anastasia’s nickname? The Mad Hatter

8. In the film The Untouchables what was the last thing that Elliot Ness said to Al
Capone at the conclusion of the mobster’s trial? “Here endeth the lesson.”

9. What is the name of the mob boss in The Pope of Greenwich Village? Bed Bug Eddie

10. Who played “Cucumber” Frank de Marco in Married to the Mob? Alec Baldwin