Death Before Dishonor: John Gotti
|Take a sneak peek into the life of the Dapper Don, John Gotti. See his rise to the top of the New York Gambino crime families, and his legendary ascension to infamy as a household name. Exclusive behind the scenes footage of Gotti’s life as a gangster on the rise, as well as from his life at the top! One of America’s most notorious gangsters is profiled in this documentary, as Death Before Dishonor captures the low and high points of one of the most infamous mafia lords ever.
Interviews of his lawyer Bruce Culter, Jerry Capeci and FBI Agents who were determined to bring Gotti down. See how Gotti, won 3 straight trials, two against the federal government who has a 97% conviction rate and one against the State of New York. On trial #4, with the help of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano who testified against Gotti, Johnny Boy was sent to Marion Illinois to serve a life sentence.
The DVD also shows how Gotti went from fringe mafia member, to a made man, and then Capa (Caption) by the age of 32. And in 1985, he orchestrated one of the boldest moves in cosa nostra history by executing the sitting boss of a family, Paul Castellano.