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Joining ‘Gangs’ to Work With the Best

Executive producer Rick Schwartz savors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Martin Scorsese and others.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/joining_gangs_to_work_with_the_best_20030103

When the now-legendary film director Martin Scorsese first discovered Herbert Asbury's book, "Gangs of New York," in 1970 and decided to make it into a film, Rick Schwartz was a 2-year-old growing up in a modern Orthodox home in Teaneck, N.J.

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