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When Laurie goes to the execution of Varney and faints, she does not know that Varney gets a full pardon minutes before he fries. She calls in a story about his death and gets transferred ... See full summary »
When George Brent runs into Charles Halton, whose character is called Gates, he says, "Greetings, Gates." This is a play on "Greetings, gate," a hipster phrase of the time, which Brent is obviously saying to annoy Gates, who is very old-fashioned and fussy.
I remember our first Prudence Maddox - started this column twenty-two years ago. She felt the same way you do. Thought she'd end up in an asylum.
Laurie Abbott: Where is she now?
Jimmy: In an asylum.
The dummy front pages both have the same photo of the man to be executed, showing him behind bars. That is, except for the close-up shot of the page just before the editor jumps up and decides to go with his hunch - that shot shows a full-faced photo with a manic expression, and no bars.
Opening credits are on sheets of paper being placed in someone's In-Box..