PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
When filming was completed, Robert Shaw invited George Roy Hill over to Ireland for what turned into a two-day pub crawl. "I think we must have hit every pub in in West Ireland", said Hill. "And I made the mistake of trying to keep up with him drink for drink". Back at Shaw's home, Hill collapsed exhausted into bed, only to be woken up by the sound of screaming. Downstairs in the games room, Shaw was stripped to his shorts pummelling an opponent into submission at ping-pong yelling, "One more game, you son of a bitch, one more game".
I gave him the breakout just like you said.
Henry Gondorff: And?
Johnny Hooker: 'S good. He threatened to kill me.
Henry Gondorff: Hell, kid, they don't do that, you know you're not getting to 'em.
As Hooker flees Snyder under the El, a modern car and box truck can be seen in the distance ahead.
The opening animated logo for Universal Pictures is in 1930s style, matching the movie's setting, instead of the 1970s version.