Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The former employee of a trucking company, currently in prison for embezzling the company, plans his eventual revenge against his former boss.
In Los Angeles, Raft goes backstage at a show called Ken Murray's Blackouts to talk to Murray. He was a real person, and the show was real as well. A combination of variety and burlesque, it was finishing a seven-year run at the El Capitan theatre at the time the movie was released.
You know, Johnny, when you play solitaire you can only beat yourself.
As Torno closes a sky light window a mark can be seen on it. Nick shoots, Torno ducks and it can be seen clearly that the mark is actually a bullet hole which shouldn't be there at that time as when Nuck fires a second time there's a slight puff of smoke from the hole and the sound of breaking glass.
During the closing scene a neon sign reads "24 HOUR SERVICE". When the film ends another neon sign lights up with "THE END" below it.