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.
George Roy Hill wanted the film to be a stylish one that accurately reflected the feel not only of 1930s Chicago but also of old Hollywood films from the era as well. Hill along with Art Director Henry Bumstead and Cinematographer Robert Surtees devised a colour scheme of muted browns and ... ...
I don't even know you.
Johnny Hooker: You know me. I'm the same as you. It's two in the morning and I don't know nobody.
When the train arrives in Chicago, the streets are very wet, as after a heavy rain. But after only a few minutes drive in the car, Hooker gets out onto a perfectly dry street.
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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