If you cannot get enough of the movies “Goodfellas” or “Casino”, tune in this Sunday to The Ed Bernstein Show. My guests are Henry Hill and Frank Cullotta. Henry Hill is a former American mobster, Lucchese crime family associate, and FBI informant whose life was immortalized in the book Wiseguy, written by crime reporter Nicholas Pileggi, and in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film, “Goodfellas”, in which Hill was played by Ray Liotta.
Frank Cullotta was an associate in the Chicago “Outfit”, friend of mobster Anthony Spilotro, and leader of “The Hole in the Wall Gang”. In 1982 Cullotta became a government witness and his testimony was instrumental in putting a number of mobsters behind bars and causing the Outfit to lose its control over Las Vegas.Cullottas real life story was played out by actor Frank Vincent as the character Frankie Marino in the movie Casino.
The show airs this Sunday at 3:30pm on KSNV/NBC.