Cuffs | Clothes on Film

Posted by Chris Laverty on September 4, 2009

The Untouchables (1987) director Brian De Palma’s prohibition era Chicago crime thriller is remembered for, amongst other things, Sean Connery’s accent, the controversial Ennio Morricone score, that Battleship Potemkin scene with the pram, plus a rather lavish Giorgio Armani designed wardrobe.

And if this is how cops dressed in the 1930s, it is a wonder anybody wanted to be a gangster.