Inside the other car, Baby Face Nelson was holding three local residents at gunpoint. At 8:30 p.m., Anna Sage, John Dillinger, and Polly Hamilton strolled into the Biograph Theater to see Clark Gable in "Manhattan Melodrama." Di seguito, vengono elencati i film più famosi e i nomi degli attori che hanno prestato il volto al gangster statunitense. Then taking the keys to the jail, the bandits freed Dillinger, locked the sheriff’s wife and a deputy in a cell, and leaving the sheriff to die on the floor, made their getaway. John Dillinger cominciò la sua carriera di rapinatore il 6 settembre 1924, a ventun anni, quando rapinò la drogheria vicino a casa, a Mooresville, nell'Indiana. Così facendo, infatti, Dillinger commise un reato federale, cosa che permise all'FBI (forte di una nuovissima legge sul furto d'auto varata dal Congresso americano) di intervenire e quindi, dopo 4 mesi dalla sua fuga, riacciuffarlo. En réalité, ce n'est pas lui qui a été tué mais son frère. Although intelligent and a good worker, he soon became bored and often stayed out all night. It was then that Dillinger made the mistake that would cost him his life. Synopsis. A break with his father and trouble with the law (auto theft) led him to enlist in the Navy. The agents spread out to surround the lodge and as they approached, machine gun fire rattled down on them from the roof. As they walked past the doorway in which Purvis was standing, Purvis lit a cigar as a signal for the other men to close in. Das ist seine Geschichte. Dillinger had no luck finding work in the city and joined the town pool shark, Ed Singleton, in his search for easy money. But without waiting for them to comply, Nelson opened fire. He forced them to open the door to his cell, then grabbed two machine guns, locked up the guards and several trustees, and fled. Nella cultura popolare viene rappresentato come un gangster americano vestito impeccabilmente, che imbraccia un mitra Thompson. Therefore, agents and policemen were sent to both theaters. When the agents entered the lodge the next morning, they found only three frightened females. Considerato dall'FBI e dal suo direttore J. Edgar Hoover il nemico pubblico n. 1, Dillinger si guadagnò la fama di moderno Robin Hood del crimine quando, al termine delle abituali rapine, immedesimandosi perfettamente in quegli anni di grave crisi economica, prese l'abitudine di dare alle fiamme i registri contabili su cui erano annotati i debiti e le ipoteche delle persone in difficoltà economiche, riuscendo ad attirare su di sé la riconoscenza di tanti clienti a corto di denaro e la simpatia di buona parte dell'opinione pubblica. PantoffelkinoTV 12,178 views. John Dillinger: The Making Of A Rock Star Bank Robber, People & Events: Melvin Purvis, 1903-1960, Johnny Depp diventa Dillinger gangster-eroe dell'America in crisi, "Lois & Clark - Le nuove avventure di Superman" That Old Gang of Mine (1994), Lois & Clark - Le nuove avventure di Superman, https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Dillinger&oldid=116942768, Voci con template Collegamenti esterni e qualificatori sconosciuti, Voci biografiche con codici di controllo di autorità, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo, Il gruppo musicale partenopeo Blue Staff gli ha dedicato un pezzo dal titolo. Then they made their way to Florida and, subsequently, to Tucson, Arizona. The four men were identified as Harry Pierpont, Russell Clark, Charles Makley, and Harry Copeland. John Herbert Dillinger (Indianapolis, 22 giugno 1903 – Chicago, 22 luglio 1934) è stato un criminale statunitense, rapinatore di banche attivo durante il periodo della grande depressione. Entre 1933 et 1934, John Dillinger devient le voyou le plus recherché des États-Unis, faisant courir les polices de quatre États et couler l’encre des journaux avides de sensations. A dazzling dream of bright lights and excitement led the newlyweds to Indianapolis. Under cover of the machine gun fire, Dillinger and Evelyn Frechette fled through a back door. There on January 23, 1934, a fire broke out in the hotel where Clark and Makley were hiding under assumed names. Lieblingsfilme August: "EINE LEICHE ZUM DESSERT / AIRPORT COLLECTION" - Duration: 17:03. There he soon got into trouble and deserted his ship when it docked in Boston. A tradirlo fu proprio Ana Cumpanas, conosciuta nell'ambiente dell'epoca anche come Anna Sage ed in seguito nota come la "Donna in rosso" (per via del colore sgargiante dell'abito, indossato per farsi riconoscere dalla polizia, anche se in realtà l'abito indossato era una gonna arancione), la quale passò ai servizi segreti le informazioni utili per catturare il criminale in cambio della sua permanenza negli Stati Uniti d'America e al fine di evitare l'espulsione in Romania, sua terra natale, senza per altro riuscirvi, visto che l'espulsione fu poi confermata. Almost immediately, Dillinger robbed a bank in Bluffton, Ohio. By doing that, he violated the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act, which made it a federal offense to transport a stolen motor vehicle across a state line. They promised her the reward if her information led to Dillinger’s capture, but said all they could do was call her cooperation to the attention of the Department of Labor, which at that time handled deportation matters. John’s mother died when he was three, and when his father remarried six years later, John resented his stepmother. He was charged but not convicted of the murder of an East Chicago, Indiana, police officer who shot Dillinger in his bullet-proof vest during a shootout. Cowley also phoned Hoover for instructions. The agent called for reinforcements to surround the building. Cowley set up headquarters in Chicago, where he and Melvin Purvis, special agent in charge of the Chicago office, planned their strategy. Anna told the agents that she, Polly Hamilton, and Dillinger probably would be going to the movies the following evening at either the Biograph or the Marbro Theaters. At the Lincoln Court Apartments, the FBI found a Thompson submachine gun with the stock removed, two automatic rifles, one .38 caliber Colt automatic with twenty-shot magazine clips, and two bulletproof vests. On Sunday, July 22, Cowley ordered all agents of the Chicago office to stand by for urgent duty. Then the FBI received a tip that there had been a sudden influx of rather suspicious guests at the summer resort of Little Bohemia Lodge, about 50 miles north of Rhinelander, Wisconsin. and Mrs. Stephens.” On April 3, when Green was located, he attempted to draw his gun, but was shot by the agents. John Herbert Dillinger (June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934) was an American gangster of the Great Depression.He led a group known as the "Dillinger Gang" which was accused of robbing 24 banks and 4 police stations.Dillinger escaped from jail twice. Tra gli uomini che evasero era presente anche Walter Dietrich, uomo che ispirò Dillinger e che morì durante l'evasione.. The next day, an agent and a police officer knocked on the door of the apartment. Finally, he quit school and got a job in a machine shop in Indianapolis. Sa stature de bandit insensible se double d’une fascination pour son physique avantageux.  Negli Stati Uniti esiste anche un museo a lui dedicato. Hurt, and Herman E. Hollis. A Tucson, il 25 gennaio 1934, fu infatti arrestato in un hotel, assieme a buona parte della sua gang, grazie a circostanze fortuite. Partecipò all'agguato decisivo anche Melvin Purvis, giovane G-Man nominato in prima persona da J. Edgar Hoover per coordinare le ricerche di Dillinger assieme agli uomini del nuovo FBI, tra cui l'esperto investigatore Charles Winstead. Dillinger et Capone et un film de gangsters américain réalisé par Jon Purdy en 1995. When the cars reached the resort, dogs began barking. Hoover cautioned them to wait outside rather than risk a shooting match inside the crowded theater. They also seized three Thompson submachine guns, two Winchester rifles mounted as machine guns, five bulletproof vests, and more than $25,000 in cash, part of it from the East Chicago robbery. Of all the lurid desperadoes, one man, John Herbert Dillinger, came to evoke this Gangster Era and stirred mass emotion to a degree rarely seen in this country. 17:03 . They, too, drove to Green’s apartment, where Dillinger was treated for a bullet wound received in the escape. Four days later, using the same plans, eight of Dillinger’s friends escaped from the Indiana State Prison, using shotguns and rifles that had been smuggled into their cells. Meanwhile, Dillinger and Van Meter robbed a police station at Warsaw, Indiana of guns and bulletproof vests. Dillinger, following his father’s advice, confessed, was convicted of assault and battery with intent to rob and conspiracy to commit a felony, and received joint sentences of two to 14 years and 10 to 20 years in the Indiana State Prison. Purtroppo, per lui, la fuga momentanea non fu foriera di salvezza, perché per scappare Dillinger prese in ostaggio alcuni agenti e rubò la vettura del direttore del carcere, con la quale varcò il confine dello stato dell'Indiana. Swiftly, the agents took cover. However, John reacted no better to rural life than he had to that in the city and soon began to run wild again. When the firing had subsided at the Little Bohemia Lodge, Dillinger was gone. Returning to Mooresville, he married 16-year-old Beryl Hovius in 1924. Because of the nature of her profession, she was considered an undesirable alien by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and deportation proceedings had been started. She said that she would notify them when the theater was chosen. Dayton police arrested him on September 22, and he was lodged in the county jail in Lima, Ohio to await trial. They proceeded to St. Paul, where Dillinger teamed up with Homer Van Meter, Lester (“Baby Face Nelson”) Gillis, Eddie Green, and Tommy Carroll, among others. Five shots were fired from the guns of three FBI agents. Nella cultura popolare viene rappresentato come un gangster americano vestito impeccabilmente, che imbraccia un mitra Thompson. Belief in the healing power of blood dates back to the ancient world. From Rhinelander, an FBI task force set out by car for Little Bohemia. Baby Face Nelson was fatally wounded on November 27, 1934, in a gun battle with FBI agents in which Special Agents Cowley and Hollis also were killed. In 11 th book of Homer’s Odyssey, the dead, starting with the Thebian Tirsesias, drank the blood of Odysseus’s sacrifice of sheep and it revitalized them.Human blood came into play in the Egyptian medical folklore described by Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia in the 1 st century. Meanwhile, Pierpont, Makley, and Clark were returned to Ohio and convicted of the murder of the Lima sheriff. While waiting, the agents saw a man enter a hall near the Hellman’s apartment. Two miles from the resort, the car lights were turned off and the posse proceeded through the darkness. At a meeting with Anna, Cowley and Purvis were cautious. While the agent was telephoning, the operator broke in to tell him there was trouble at another cottage about two miles away. Across town, other agents located one of Eddie Green’s hideouts where he and Bessie Skinner had been living as “Mr. In Chicago, Dillinger joined his girlfriend, Evelyn Frechette. Then Frechette went to Chicago to visit a friend—and was arrested by the FBI. Meanwhile, Dillinger and his gang pulled several bank robberies. In Washington, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover assigned Special Agent Samuel A. Cowley to head the FBI’s investigative efforts against Dillinger. The gang’s business prospered as they continued robbing banks of large amounts of money. None of them ever said who actually killed Dillinger. On October 12, three of the escaped prisoners and a parolee from the same prison showed up at the Lima jail where Dillinger was incarcerated. Firemen recognized the men from their photographs, and local police arrested them, as well as Dillinger and Harry Pierpont. Nelson jumped into the Ford they had been using and fled. For more information:- Dillinger Crosses a Line- The Top Ten Dillinger Myths- The Last Steps of John Dillinger- The Fall of John Dillinger and the Rise of the FBI- FBI Dillinger Case Records- John Dillinger Wanted Poster, FBI.gov is an official site of the U.S. government, U.S. Department of Justice, The Fall of John Dillinger and the Rise of the FBI, ND-98: Case of the Long Island Double Agent, International Cyber Ring That Infected Millions of Computers Dismantled. In adolescence, the flaws in his bewildering personality became evident, and he was frequently in trouble. She was convicted, fined $1,000, and sentenced to two years in prison. Dillinger fu identificato e ucciso a tradimento con cinque colpi d'arma da fuoco da alcuni agenti dell'FBI mentre si trovava all'esterno di un cinema di Chicago, dal quale usciva assieme alle prostitute Polly Hamilton e Ana Cumpanas dopo aver assistito alla proiezione del film poliziesco Le due strade con Clark Gable. When the sheriff asked to see their credentials, one of the men pulled a gun, shot the sheriff, and beat him into unconsciousness. John Herbert Dillinger was born on June 22, 1903 in the Oak Hill section of Indianapolis, a middle-class residential neighborhood. Their fingerprint cards in the FBI Identification Division were flagged with red metal tags, indicating that they were wanted. She also said that she would wear an orange dress so that they could identify her. Tornato alle rapine, John Dillinger rimase impresso alle vittime di tali crimini per la foggia elegante dei suoi abiti, il cappello in stile e la qualità del suo cappotto di alta sartoria: il suo stile fascinoso, infatti, contribuì non poco a fare di lui un mito. Nonostante la sua verve ed il suo stile mai troppo brutale, però, verso la fine della sua "epopea", isolato dalla malavita, che temeva di attirare su di sé l'attenzione della polizia, ma isolato anche grazie ai metodi innovativi di ricerca dell'FBI, Dillinger si alleò con la gang di un altro noto criminale dell'epoca, cioè "Baby Face" Nelson, che era ben più rude e privo di scrupoli di Dillinger (e che assieme a lui arrivò a dividersi la fama di "nemico pubblico") per operare nuove rapine e rimpolpare le casse della sua gang. At 10:50 p.m. on July 22, 1934, John Dillinger was pronounced dead in a little room in the Alexian Brothers Hospital. Each man was instructed not to unnecessarily endanger himself and was told that if Dillinger offered any resistance, it would be each man for himself. A squad of agents under Cowley worked with East Chicago policemen in tracking down all tips and rumors. They also plundered the police arsenals at Auburn, Indiana and Peru, Indiana, stealing several machine guns, rifles, and revolvers, a quantity of ammunition, and several bulletproof vests. Authorities boasted that the jail was “escape proof.” But on March 3, 1934, Dillinger cowed the guards with what he claimed later was a wooden gun he had whittled. John Dillinger en profite pour se ranger, changer d'identité, devenir agriculteur, se marier et devenir père d'un enfant. The agents who fired at Dillinger were Charles B. Winstead, Clarence O. On December 14, John Hamilton, a Dillinger gang member, shot and killed a police detective in Chicago. His father, worried that the temptations of the city were corrupting his teenage son, sold his property in Indianapolis and moved his family to a farm near Mooresville, Indiana. He grabbed a pistol from his right trouser pocket as he ran toward the alley. Baum was killed, and the constable and the other agent were severely wounded. Negli anni trenta, per far perdere le sue tracce, Dillinger tentò persino di cancellare le proprie impronte digitali con l'acido ma il cerchio che lo aveva circondato si stringeva sempre più. This woman called herself Anna Sage; however, her real name was Ana Cumpanas, and she had entered the United States from her native Rumania in 1914. A month later, Pierpont had recovered sufficiently to be executed. Dillinger, whose name once dominated the headlines, was a notorious and vicious thief. One of them sounded like John Dillinger and another like Baby Face Nelson. Singleton pleaded not guilty, stood trial, and was sentenced to two years in prison. Satisfied, Anna told the agents that a girlfriend of hers, Polly Hamilton, had visited her establishment with Dillinger. When questioned, the man, Homer Van Meter, drew a gun. John Herbert Dillinger Jr., né le 22 juin 1903 à Indianapolis (Indiana, États-Unis) et mort le 22 juillet 1934 à Chicago (Illinois, États-Unis), était un célèbre gangster et braqueur de banques américain de la Grande Dépression. During the 1930s Depression, many Americans, nearly helpless against forces they didn’t understand, made heroes of outlaws who took what they wanted at gunpoint. He stole the sheriff’s car and drove across the Indiana-Illinois line, heading for Chicago. A month later, the Dillinger gang killed a police officer during the robbery of the First National Bank of East Chicago, Indiana. Dillinger stayed for awhile in Upper Michigan, departing just ahead of a posse of FBI agents dispatched there by airplane. They pulled up and identified themselves. https://www.menshealth.com/entertainment/a32612359/john-dillinger-true-story In their first attempt, they tried to rob a Mooresville grocer, but were quickly apprehended. Oggi Dillinger riposa nel cimitero Crown Hill di Indianapolis, Indiana. Outlaw John Dillinger was wanted for numerous bank robberies and the murders of 10 men when he was killed by federal agents on July 22, 1934. Stunned by the harsh sentence, Dillinger became a tortured, bitter man in prison. Then on March 30, 1934, an agent talked to the manager of the Lincoln Court Apartments in St. Paul, who reported two suspicious tenants, Mr. and Mrs. Hellman, who acted nervous and refused to admit the apartment caretaker. Questa pagina è stata modificata per l'ultima volta il 27 nov 2020 alle 18:44. Anna Sage called that evening to confirm the plans, but she still did not know which theater they would attend. A federal complaint was sworn charging Dillinger with the theft and interstate transportation of the sheriff’s car, which was recovered in Chicago. John Dillinger: Der brutale Gangster, der zum Volkshelden wurde Im September soll die Leiche eines der berühmtesten Verbrecher der US-Geschichte exhumiert werden. Le 22 juillet 1934, John Dillinger est tué par le F.B.I en sortant d'un cinéma.  Nonostante la sua morte prematura e la sua vita criminale, John Dillinger, rapinatore fascinoso ed elegante, è rimasto noto nell'immaginario collettivo come una sorta di eroe popolare dell'America della grande depressione. Shots were exchanged, during which Van Meter fled the building and forced a truck driver at gunpoint to drive him to Green’s apartment. Era il 22 luglio 1934, e Dillinger aveva appena 31 anni. He died in a hospital eight days later. Lo stesso Melvin Purvis, infine, lasciò l'FBI solo un anno dopo la morte di Dillinger e morì a causa di un colpo partito accidentalmente dalla propria pistola nel 1960, anche se non si esclude la possibilità che si sia suicidato. John Herbert Dillinger (Indianapolis, 22 giugno 1903 – Chicago, 22 luglio 1934) è stato un criminale statunitense, rapinatore di banche attivo durante il periodo della grande depressione. From September 1933 until July 1934, he and his violent gang terrorized the Midwest, killing 10 men, wounding 7 others, robbing banks and police arsenals, and staging 3 jail breaks—killing a sheriff during one and wounding 2 guards in another. The FBI began a surveillance of the Hellman’s apartment. Although none of these men had violated a federal law, the FBI’s assistance was requested in identifying and locating the criminals. In frisking Dillinger, the Lima police found a document which seemed to be a plan for a prison break, but the prisoner denied knowledge of any plan. They told the sheriff that they had come to return Dillinger to the Indiana State Prison for violation of his parole. After the grand jury returned an indictment, the FBI became actively involved in the nationwide search for Dillinger. Dillinger quickly realized what was happening and acted by instinct. She was taken to St. Paul for trial on a charge of conspiracy to harbor a fugitive. Evelyn Frechette opened the door, but quickly slammed it shut. Purvis phoned Cowley, who shifted the other men from the Marbro to the Biograph. Son gang braqua deux douzaines de banques et quatre commissariats de police. The events of that sultry July night in Chicago marked the beginning of the end of the Gangster Era. Il 3 marzo 1934 evase ancora, stavolta dalla prigione di Crown Point, nell'Indiana, dove venne rinchiuso (e dove fu immortalato in alcune famose foto che lo ritraevano abbracciato al direttore del carcere oltre che nel corso di un'intervista), arrivando a scatenare un vero e proprio caso politico nazionale. During their escape, they shot two guards. Dillinger and Evelyn Frechette fled to Mooresville, Indiana, where they stayed with his father and half-brother until his wound healed. Dillinger was sequestered at the county jail in Crown Point, Indiana to await trial for the murder of the East Chicago police officer. One of them hurried to a telephone to give directions to additional agents who had arrived in Rhinelander to back up the operation. Pierpont and Makley were sentenced to death and Clark to life imprisonment. Dillinger and five others had fled through a back window before the agents surrounded the house. Two of the rented cars broke down enroute, and, in the uncommonly cold April weather, some of the agents had to make the trip standing on the running boards of the other cars. At 10:30 p.m., Dillinger, with his two female companions on either side, walked out of the theater and turned to his left. Arrestato e rilasciato grazie all'intercessione della matrigna, John continuò sulla cattiva strada fino ad arrivare ad altre rapine, ben più pesanti, che gli costarono un nuovo arresto a Dayton, nell'Ohio, dal cui carcere fu trasferito nella prigione di Michigan City, da dove fuggì in combutta con alcuni uomini della sua gang. Late in the afternoon of Saturday, July 21, 1934, the madam of a brothel in Gary, Indiana, contacted one of the police officers with information. Each man was commended by J. Edgar Hoover for fearlessness and courageous action. Suddenly the door of the Hellman apartment opened and the muzzle of a machine gun began spraying the hallway with lead. Eventually, 27 persons were convicted in federal courts on charges of harboring and aiding and abetting John Dillinger and his cronies during their reign of terror. John Herbert Dillinger, Jr. was a Midwestern bank robber, auto thief, and fugitive who captured the national imagination until the FBI caught up with him in 1934. He turned, leveled a revolver at the lawmen’s car and ordered them to step out. Anna was willing to sell the FBI some information about Dillinger for a cash reward, plus the FBI’s help in preventing her deportation. Dillinger was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana. His period of infamy began on May 10, 1933, when he was paroled from prison after serving eight-and-a-half years of his sentence. But in an escape attempt, Makley was killed, and Pierpont was wounded. Anna had recognized Dillinger from a newspaper photograph. Three of the shots hit Dillinger, and he fell face down on the pavement. His father, a hardworking grocer, raised him in an atmosphere of disciplinary extremes, harsh and repressive on some occasions, but generous and permissive on others. Special Agent W. Carter Baum, another FBI man, and a constable went there and found a parked car which the constable recognized as belonging to a local resident. Bessie Skinner, Eddie Green’s girlfriend, got 15 months on the same charge.