Tag Archives: Gangster Movies

The Musketeers of Pig Alley: Birth of a Genre

Three years before D.W. Griffith would be immortalized with his epic Birth of a Nation, and a year later, Intolerance, he directed a one-reel curiosity named The Musketeers of Pig Alley. It may not depict the “birth of a nation,” but it is, rather, the birth of the gangster film. The Musketeers of Pig Alley… Continue Reading

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A writer from London, Ontario. These are her adventures in writing, movie loving, and general mayhem.