Aired Thursday December 7, 11:00pm - 12:00amon London Live

The Irish Mob

Series 1 Episode 5: John `Cockeye' Dunn

John `Cockeye' Dunn terrorised the New York waterfront (inspiring the character of Johnny Friendly in the classic 1954 film `On the Waterfront'). The history of the waterfront is a violent story of corruption, greed and murder and there was no man as ruthless as John Cockeye Dunn before finally meeting his end in the electric chair at Sing Sing.

Category
Documentary / Crime
Original air date
2007-10-25
Cast and crew
  • Steve WallNarrator