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.
Many characters are seen drinking Schlitz beer during the film. Schlitz was the largest beer company in the world during the 1930s.
Doyle, I KNOW I gave him four THREES. He had to make a SWITCH. We can't let him get away with that.
Doyle Lonnegan: What was I supposed to do - call him for cheating better than me, in front of the others?
In the scene where the banker is ordering props for the betting parlor, the prop salesman's sentence "If you want a counter and bar..." is obviously dubbed over. His mouth is completely off.
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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