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A charismatic peddler from the bayous finds his true calling in politics. Is he a demagogue in the making?
Eleventh and final time that James Cagney co-starred with his close friend Frank McHugh. The first time being The Crowd Roars in 1932.
I've been your wife ever since I knowed what the word meant.
When Hank walks back into Polli's living room after standing out in the rain, he momentarily loses his footing on the tile floor, but manages to recover. It happens a second time as he is leaving. This may not qualify as a true goof, as the slips are genuine and thus could be considered "real," but it's unusual that they did not dry him off and go for another take.
The most commonly shown television version was very extensively cut (over 20 minutes) for time, mainly in the second half, to the point where the plot is very hard to follow.