Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After years in prison, Max promises revenge on his brothers for their betrayal. His lover Irene and memories of his past yield him a broader perspective.
The first of three movies written by screenwriter Philip Yordan, based on the novel, "I'll Never Go Home Again," by Jerome Weidman. The other two were Broken Lance (1954), with Spencer Tracy (for which Yordan won an Oscar for Best Story), and The Big Show (1961) with Esther Williams and Cliff Robertson.
Pa, have you read the new banking act?
Gino Monetti: I don't even read the old one. Why?
When Max & Joe are taken to the balcony to be thrown off, and presumably killed, Max later exits house, he only goes down a SINGLE flight to the street level. That would put balcony on the second floor, hardly high enough to ensure someone thrown a distance of about twenty feet would die.
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