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S1 Ep 1: Boardwalk Empire
Nucky gives speech to the Temperance League

Synopsis

Boardwalk Empire

Series premiere. January, 1920. On the eve of Prohibition, Atlantic City's duplicitous Treasurer, Nucky Thompson, plots to make huge profits selling bootleg liquor. Later, he flirts with Margaret Schroeder, a pretty, pregnant wife with an abusive husband, and assures WWI vet Jimmy Darmody that his new job will lead to bigger things.

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Guest Stars

Erik Weineras Agent Sebso
Pearce Buntingas Bill McCoy
Joseph Riccobeneas Frankie Yale
John Rueas Mayor Edward Bachrach
Dana Iveyas Mrs. McGarry
Johnnie MaeLouanne Pratt
Peter Mcrobbieas Supervisor Frederick Elliot
William Hillas Ward Boss George O'Neill
Victor Verhaegheas Ward Boss Fleming
Robert Clohessyas Ward Boss Jim Neary
Greg Antonaccias Johnny Torrio
Danny Bursteinas Lolly Steinman
Charleigh Parkeras Lady Jean
Frank Crudeleas Big Jim Colosimo
Jordan Gelberas Simon
Joe Sikoraas Hans Shroeder
Samuel Tayloras Paddy Ryan
Stephen Derosaas Eddie Cantor
Tracy Lynn-middendorfas Babette
Adam Muccias Deputy Halloran