Passed | | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
The step-daughter of a district attorney falls in love with a gangster on parole who her father originally imprisoned.
MGM re-released this picture in March of 1950 as part of a double feature with Blossoms in the Dust (1941).
You keep me around because even Johnny Eager has to have one friend.
In the scene where Johnny is asking Benjy about the cop that won't let him put in slot machines, Benjy hands him a note with the cop's badge number (#711) on it which he unfolds before handing to Johnny. Then we see Johnny unfolding it again.