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.
A huge hit at the Irish box-office, this played for over one year at Dublin's Adelphi cinema. It was in fact so popular that UK cinemagoers were flying to Dublin to catch it as it had finished showing on the British circuits.
When Lonnegan goes into the drug store, the "penny scale" to the right of the door shifts to the opposite side when Lonnegan leaves to place his wager.
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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