David Margolick: The Mob’s Cuban Kleptocracy
20 March 2008
Show More The Havana Mob: Gangsters, Gamblers, Showgirls and Revolutionaries in 1950s Cuba by T.J. English.
Mainstream, 400 pp., £17.99, September 2007, 978 1 84596 192 3Show More
“... outside Havana, with its scantily clad dancers and lavish floor shows. There, in boleros like ‘Como Fué’, sweet, smooth Beny Moré sang of lost love and the way things were. Those hankering for something more kinky went to the Shanghai Theater. In its most notorious skit, an X-rated version of an old Harpo Marx routine, a couple orders coffee, and the ...”