Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Searing the screen like the death-blast of a sub-machine gun ! ! !
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Did You Know?
the sports legend is one of the cons in the "telephone game". See more
In the shot looking toward the ceiling of the prison machine shop, showing the piece of equipment Parker plans to drop on Jarrett supposedly dangling directly over Jarrett's head, it is clear that the object is in fact well to the right of Jarrett (from his perspective), undoubtedly a precaution by the filmmakers so that it would not accidentally fall and hit actor James Cagney (Jarrett). See more
[while eating a chicken leg, Jarrett speaks to Parker in the trunk of the sedan
How ya doin', Parker?
It's stuffy in here, I need some air.
Oh, stuffy, huh? I'll give ya a little air.
[pulls a gun from his pants and shoots four times into the trunk
Referenced in Teacher's Pet
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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