The Pink Flamingo
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel's Flamingo Hotel is shown in this photo. Under Siegel's authority the hotel's construction was disorganized and the grand opening was a flop, forcing the hotel to close after less than a month of operation.
Patrick Longden’s Castillo del Lago, Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles |
MARTIN TURNBULL - Author of "The Garden of Allah" series of novels set during the golden years of Hollywood
Bugsy Siegel Home
The home where Bugsy Siegel was shot to death. Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was an American mobster with the Genovese crime family. Nicknamed "Bugsy", Siegel was known to be ruthless with associates and was known as one of the most "infamous and feared gangsters of his day". Described as handsome and charismatic, he became one of the first front-page-celebrity gangsters. He was also a driving force behind the development of the Las Vegas Strip. Siegel was one of the founders and leaders of…
Bugsy Siegel was 'shot dead by lover of his best friend's wife'
Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel, 41, was shot dead in his girlfriend Virginia Hill's Beverly Hills home, just south of Sunset Boulevard, on the night of June 20, 1947.