Not Rated | | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Director Jules Dassin made the film while in the process of being blacklisted. Daryll Zanuck told him it may be the last filmed he'd ever direct, so he should shoot the most expensive scenes first so the studio wouldn't be able to blacklist him ... ...
Googin the Forger:
If you ain't got socks you can't pull 'em up, can you?
When Figler answers the phone his lips aren't moving.
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