PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
David S. Ward got the idea for this movie when he was working on the script for Steelyard Blues (1973), which includes a pickpocketing scene. Researching this, Ward found himself reading about con artists. Ward had shown the other screenplay to Tony Bill, so he now gave him an outline of this... ...
You not gonna stick around for your share?
Johnny Hooker: Nah. I'd only blow it.
The person that manipulates the cards on the train has noticeably longer nails than Henry. (See Trivia)
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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