The New York Draft riots of 1863 close The Gangs of New York both in terms of time and content. The most extraordinary element of this sequence is the (apparently) indiscriminate shelling of the Five ...
Who was the man who shot Bill 'The Butcher' in the theater? I suppose he was priest Vallon's friend, but he wasn't shown before. And what was he saying while he was dying? Was he actually praying or ...
From the Wikipedia article: Gangs of New York is inspired by Herbert Asbury's 1927 non-fiction book, The Gangs of New York. Why was Gangs of New York considered an "original screenplay" for ...
What was the Chinese man's role in the plot to kill Bill the Butcher in Gangs of New York? There are various scenes where Amsterdam is talking to the Chinese man in charge of the venue where the ...
At the beginning of the movie Gangs of New York, Priest Vallon tells his son not to wipe the blood of the blade after he's cut himself shaving, saying "The blood stays on the blade". I've watched the ...