Tony Cornero, seen here in a rare photo, was king of the super-popular floating casinos that were prolific during the 1940s. Gambling in Beverly Hills or anywhere else in LA? Illegal. Gambling on a boat floating just out of reach of the law? Profitable. More on Cornero and his bad boy buddy Elmer Perry on p. 49 of the book.
The Slickest of Gangsters
18 Wednesday Jul 2012