"Marriage and Hunting" is the ninth episode of the fourth season of Boardwalk Empire, and the 45th episode overall. It was written by David Matthews, Jennifer Ames & Steve Turner and directed by Ed Bianchi. It first aired on November 3, 2013.



Nucky refuses to back Chalky in his conflict with Narcisse. Julia considers her options after Gillian makes her custody case in court. In Cicero, Van Alden stands up to Al Capone and comes clean to O’Banion. Rothstein looks to trade an insurance benefit for a cash infusion.



Appearances Edit

First Appearances Edit

  1. John Scalise
  2. Albert Anselmi

Deaths Edit

  1. Phil - Shot by Nelson Van Alden.
  2. Ralph - Shot by Van Alden.
  3. Scotty Gulliver - Shot by Van Alden.
  4. Dean O'Banion - Shot by Frankie Yale, John Scalise and Albert Anselmi.




  1. Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson
  2. Kelly MacDonald as Margaret Thompson (credit only)
  3. Michael Shannon as Nelson Van Alden / George Mueller
  4. Shea Whigham as Eli Thompson
  5. Michael Stuhlbarg as Arnold Rothstein
  6. Stephen Graham as Al Capone
  7. Vincent Piazza as Salvatore Charlie "Lucky" Luciano (credit only)
  8. Michael Kenneth Williams as Chalky White
  9. Anthony Laciura as Eddie Kessler (credit only)
  10. Paul Sparks as Mickey Doyle (credit only)
  11. Jack Huston as Richard Harrow
  12. Ron Livingston as Roy Phillips
  13. Jeffrey Wright as Valentin Narcisse
  14. and Gretchen Mol as Gillian Darmody

Guest StarringEdit

  1. Patricia Arquette as Sally Wheet
  2. Domenick Lombardozzi as Ralph Capone
  3. Wrenn Schmidt as Julia Sagorsky
  4. Arron Shiver as Dean O'Banion
  5. Fredric Lehne as Owney Madden
  6. Ty Michael Robinson as Samuel Crawford


  1. Margot Bingham as Daughter Maitland
  2. Mark Borkowski as Paul Sagorsky
  3. Surya Botofasina as the Onyx Club Pianist
  4. Joseph Anthony Byrd as Sterling
  5. David Campbell as Tom
  6. Peter Claymore as Peter
  7. Rick Crom as the Sagorsky's attorney
  8. Justiin Davis as Lester White
  9. John Harrington Bland as Scotty Gulliver
  10. Mike Houston as Ralph
  11. Christina Jackson as Maybelle White
  12. Will Janowitz as Hymie Weiss
  13. Tom Kemp
  14. Randall McNeal
  15. JC Montgomery
  16. Brady & Connor Noon as Tommy Darmody
  17. Balint Pinczehelyi
  18. Jospeh Riccobene as Frankie Yale
  19. G. Michelle Robinson as Mrs Crawford
  20. Christiane Seidel as Sigrid Mueller
  21. Bob Sorenson as Dale
  22. Dominique Swift as Adeline White
  23. Natalie Wachen as Lenore White
  24. Ryan Woodle as Phil
  25. Maud Arnold as an Onyx Club Dancer
  26. Brittany Engel-Adams as an Onyx Club Dancer
  27. Karida Griffith as an Onyx Club Dancer
  28. Ayo Jackson as an Onyx Club Dancer
  29. Nicole J. Johnson as an Onyx Club Dancer
  30. Jennifer Jones as an Onyx Club Dancer
  31. Erin Moore as an Onyx Club Dancer
  32. Jae Ponder as an Onyx Club Dancer
  33. Celestine Rae as an Onyx Club Dancer
  34. Jennifer Rias as an Onyx Club Dancer


Opening creditsEdit

  1. Meredith Tucker - Casting
  2. Bill Groom - Production Designer
  3. Kate Sanford, A.C.E. - Editor
  4. David Franco - Director of Photography
  5. Rick Yorn - Producer
  6. Joseph E. Iberti - Episodic Producer
  7. Dennis Lehane - Consulting Producer
  8. Eric Overmyer - Co-Executive Producer
  9. Eugene Kelly - Co-Executive Producer
  10. Howard Korder - Executive Producer
  11. Tim Van Patten - Executive Producer
  12. Stephen Levinson - Executive Producer
  13. Mark Wahlberg - Executive Producer
  14. Martin Scorcese - Executive Producer
  15. Terence Winter - Executive Producer
  16. Terence Winter - Creator
  17. David Matthews - Writer
  18. & Jennifer Ames - Writer
  19. & Steve Turner - Writer
  20. Ed Bianci - Director

Closing creditsEdit

  1. Stephen Pope - Stunt Coordinator
  2. Brad Carpenter - Co-Producer
  3. Dhana Rivera Gilbert - Unit Production Manager
  4. Joseph E. Iberti - Unit Production Manager
  5. Julie A. Bloom - First Assistant Director (AD)
  6. Jessica Pollini - Second AD
  7. Pepper O'Brien - Co-Producer
  8. John Dunn - Costume Designer
  9. Lisa Padovani - Co-Costume Designer
  10. Randall Poster - Music Supervisor
  11. Lesley Robson-Foster - Visual Effects Supervisor
  12. David Matthews - Executive Story Editor
  13. Cristine Chambers - Staff Writer
  14. Jennifer Ames - Staff Writer
  15. & Steve Turner - Staff Writer
  16. John Flavin - Associate Producer
  17. Russ Hammonds - Associate Producerw
  18. Pat Birch - Choreographer
  19. Deanna Dys - Assistant Choreographer
  20. Nelson Johnson - Based on his book Boardwalk Empire



Memorable QuotesEdit


External linksEdit

Season Four
#01 "New York Sour"#07 "William Wilson"
#02 "Resignation"#08 "The Old Ship of Zion"
#03 "Acres of Diamonds"#09 "Marriage and Hunting"
#04 "All In"#10 "White Horse Pike"
#05 "Erlkonig"#11 "Havre De Grace"
#06 "The North Star"#12 "Farewell Daddy Blues"
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