The Real Untouchables

This three part series recounts the extraordinary story of law enforcement during the prohibition era and its legacy.

Title: The Real Untouchables

Released: 2001

Runtime: 3 x 60

Between the World Wars, America faced its own war – a war on crime. Prohibition engulfed America in violence and corruption. Gangsters believed they were ‘untouchable’ and beyond the reach of the law. But a new breed of lawman showed how to fight back. They were The Real Untouchables – Eliot Ness, Melvin Purvis and Thomas Dewey.

This ground-breaking series weaves beautifully shot drama sequences, rare archive footage and exclusive testimony to tell the real stories of the men who kept the American dream alive.