834. Los Angeles gangster Mickey Cohen gangland slaying photo archive. (ca. 1940s-1950s) Meyer Harris “Mickey” Cohen was sent to Los Angeles in 1939 by Meyer Lansky to work under Bugsy Siegel where he helped set up the sports book for the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. In LA, Cohen became the kingpin of the Sunset Strip. This is a vintage archive of Cohen-related gangland news forensic photos. Consisting of (14) gelatin-silver, black and white glossy prints ranging in size from 9 x 7 in. to 8 x 10 in. Subjects include: the Brancato and Trombino Hollywood murder crime scene, the Sammy Rommel hit at his Laurel Canyon home, Mickey Cohen arrested at his home, Agent Harry Cooper wounded, Edward “Needle” Herbert shot and being treated at the scene, Cohen being treated for gunshot wound and more. Many photos with newsroom snipes attached, handwritten pencil notes and news agency ink stamps on the verso. All in vintage good to very good condition.
$600 - $800