Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.
This film was first telecast in Minneapolis (MN) on 8 December 1956, launching the long awaited and much heralded MGM film library on KMGM (Channel 9), and also the same evening in Seattle (WA) as part of its ongoing MGM series on KING (Channel 5); next came Chicago on 15 December 1956, where it served once again to launch the MGM film library on WBBM (Channel 2); in both Los Angeles and Philadelphia it first aired 11 January 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11) and on WFIL (Channel 6); in New York City on 20 January 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2); and in Altoona (PA) on 2 February 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10). It finally debuted in San Francisco (CA) ON 4 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7) as one of the initial offerings in its even longer waited premiere of the MGM film package.
'Candy' Johnson: I don't carry matches.
Brazos Hearn: Maybe you oughta.
'Candy' Johnson: You know what happens to little boys who play with matches? They do funny things in the dark.
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