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Murder on the Boardwalk

During the peak of Prohibition in the late 1920s, the shadowy underworld of major U.S. cities thrived, fueled by rum-running, loan sharking, protection rackets, clandestine speakeasies, and illicit gambling dens. In an unprecedented move to consolidate their power, crime bosses from Atlantic City, New York City, and Chicago have resolved to form The Commission during the Atlantic City conference. This new governing entity aims to bring order to the chaotic mob scene, acting as the ultimate authority over all criminal organizations within the United States.

However, the concept of The Commission has sparked diverse and conflicting views among the underworld. Debates rage over its governance, the appointment of the supreme leader, and even the necessity of its existence. Despite these internal conflicts, rival mob factions have pledged to maintain decorum at the upcoming conference, promising a gathering marked by a veneer of respectability.

Nuggy Jones, a notable figure from Atlantic City, has offered his prestigious establishment, the Karlton Ritz Hotel, located on the famed Boardwalk, as the venue for this landmark meeting. As the most influential mobsters from across the country begin to descend upon the city, a palpable tension fills the air, setting the stage for a story of intrigue, power, and betrayal.

This is where your story begins.  

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Guest List

MARGIE GORMAN
Miss America
Margie Gorman is a tenacious beauty pageant queen. She’s Nuggy Jones’ dame and Isabella Gorge's best gal pal. Margie uses her sweet personality to get whatever she desires. On the surface, she seems to be a loyal friend.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Flapper dress, long strand of pearls, long dress gloves, fishnet stockings, and ‘20s style shoes. A feather boa is an optional accessory. It is optional to wear a Miss America 
pageant sash.

NUGGY JONES
Crime Boss, Atlantic City Mob
Nuggy Jones is the ruthless leader of the Atlantic City Mob. A former sheriff, the powerful Nuggy is quickly rising to be a formidable enemy of Johnny Torrion from Chicago. Rumor has it that the federal 
government is currently investigating Nuggy for tax evasion.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A fedora, zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes are optional accessories. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun are also available.

 

MICKEY THE FISH
Gangster, Atlantic City Mob
Mickey the Fish is the mysterious right-hand man to Nuggy Jones. This gangster is keen on making up poems about his victims before he bumps them off. If you hear Mickey start to recite a poem, start 
running!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: An outrageous fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes are optional accessories. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun are also available.

 

ISABELLA GORGE
Owner, Izzy’s Couture
The over-emotional Isabella Gorge is the owner of a boutique called Izzy’s Couture. Izzy’s Couture is the Boardwalk’s hot spot to buy glad rags in Atlantic City. This fanatical diva is the daughter of the Sheriff of Atlantic City and the best gal pal of Margie Gorman. Isabella dreams of becoming a nightclub singer and is deeply envious of any doll who can sing like a canary.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Ultra-trendy flapper dress, long strand of pearls, long dress gloves, fishnet 
stockings, and ‘20s style shoes. A sequined headband with a feather and a feather boa as optional accessories.

 

JOHNNY ‘THE FOX’ TORRRION
Crime Boss, Chicago Crime Faction
Johnny Torrion is the infamous organized crime leader of the Chicago Crime Faction. It’s the height of the prohibition era, and this mobster is one of the leading bootleggers in the United States. This menacing lawbreaker is usually seen with his faithful right-hand man, Hal Sapone.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes are optional accessories. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun are also available.

 

EMMA SOLITARE
Gun Moll, Chicago Crime Faction 
Emma Solitare is the hardnosed girlfriend of Johnny ‘The Fox’ Torrion of the Chicago Crime Faction. She will stop at nothing to get what she wants and will stand by her man and the Chicago Mob at all costs. This is one gun-toting diva to stay clear of in any volatile situation.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Moll suit (gangster girl), fishnet stockings, and ‘20s style shoes. A fedora hat 
and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

 

CHARLIE ‘LUCKY BOY’ LEGIANO
Crime Boss, New York Mafia 
Charlie ‘Lucky Boy’ Legiano is a merciless mobster from the New York Mafia. He is one of the most 
unpredictable gangsters in New York, and his intolerance is legendary. He is quick to put an end to a fight, but it’s usually with his trusty Tommy gun.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes are optional accessories. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun are also available.

 

LUCY LEGIANO
Gun Moll, New York Mafia
Lucy is the cold, callous gunmoll who runs with the gangsters of the New York Mafia. Her motto is to take no prisoners, and if there is trouble, she’s typically the cause. She’s married to Charlie Legiano, but some say that her loyalty to Charlie should be in question, as there have been late-night sightings of her speaking to rival mafia members.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Moll suit (gangster girl), fishnet stockings, and ‘20s style shoes. A fedora hat 
and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

 

HAL SAPONE
Gangster, Chicago Crime Faction
Hal Sapone is the cold-blooded mobster and right-hand man to Johnny Torrion, the crime boss of Chicago. Hal is an extremely hard worker and plans to be the boss of all bosses and rule the 
underground. Johnny Torrion might be in his way, however.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain 
and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

 

MABLE SAPONE
Upcoming Silent Film Star
Mable Sapone is a beautiful and talented silent film actress. She just finished filming her first silent film and has recently broken the surface of the Hollywood scene. She’s desperately awaiting her turn to become one of Hollywood’s icons. Her husband Hal has other plans for Mable. He wants her at home taking care of the family and doesn’t support her film career one bit!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Flapper dress, long strand of pearls, long dress gloves, fishnet stockings, and 20s-style shoes. A sequined headband with a feather and a feather boa are optional accessories.

 

DUCKY SHULTZ
Gangster, New York Mafia
Ducky Shultz is the hands-down number one rumrunner for the New York Mafia and right-hand man to Charlie ‘Lucky Boy’ Legiano. Ducky is Charlie Legiano's nephew and will do anything for his New York mobsters. Ducky’s loyalty seems to be unsurpassed and unbreakable. 
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes are optional accessories. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun are also available.

 

BETTY ‘FUN GUNS’ HEART 
Gun Moll, New York Mafia
Betty Heart, more commonly known as Fun Guns, is known for her ostentatious lifestyle. She earned the nickname Fun Guns because she stows up to eight guns on her body at any given time. Betty’s 
loyalties lie with the New York Mafia.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A flashy gun moll suit (gangster girl), fishnet stockings, and 20s-style shoes. A fedora hat and up to eight plastic guns are optional accessories.

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