PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.
When Hooker meets with Lonnegan in the hotel room, he greets the shorter bodyguard with "Hi Mutt" and the taller bodyguard with "S'ay Jeff." This is in reference to the popular newspaper comic strip of the day "Mutt and Jeff." However, in the strip,... ...
Is Lonnegan after you too?
Johnny Hooker: I don't know. I ain't seen anybody.
Henry Gondorff: You never do, kid.
As Hooker flees Snyder under the El, a modern car and box truck can be seen in the distance ahead.
The opening animated logo for Universal Pictures is in 1930s style, matching the movie's setting, instead of the 1970s version.
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