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.
The film heavily utilised composer Scott Joplin's turn-of-the-century Ragtime music throughout even though the action takes place in the 1930s - many years after the Ragtime trend had been popular. George Roy Hill felt that despite the musical anachronism, the lightness of ... ...
You have to keep this con even after you take his money. He can't know you took him.
The conductor announces the poker game to be "straight poker" but what they actually play is draw poker. Straight poker has no draws.
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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