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Martin Snyder

Jewish-american Gangster
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Martin "Moe" Snyder, commonly known as Moe the Gimp due to his lame left leg, was a Jewish-American gangster from Chicago, active in the 1920s and 1930s. His second wife was the singer and entertainer Ruth Etting, whom he married in 1922 and whose career he aggressively promoted. In 1927, the couple moved to New York City where Etting landed a starring role in the Ziegfeld Follies.… Read More

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1922 ? His second wife was the singer and entertainer Ruth Etting, whom he married in 1922 and whose career he aggressively promoted. In 1927, the couple moved to New York City where Etting landed a starring role in the Ziegfeld Follies. After a move to Los Angeles where Etting had a film contract, the couple's marriage fell apart, and they were divorced on November 30, 1937. … Read More
1955 ? Snyder was portrayed by actor James Cagney in the 1955 film Love Me or Leave Me, a fictionalized biography of Etting, who was played by Doris Day.
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