PG | | Crime, Drama, Sport
The adventures of a drifter turned illegal prize-fighter during the Depression Era in New Orleans.
Walter Hill thought the project could become more "up market" if he made it more like a Western and set it in the past; Lawrence Gordon was from New Orleans and suggested setting it in that city. Hill says the script incorporated elements of an earlier Western he had written... ...
I want to have a long talk with anybody bettin' against me.
The juke box plays Cajun music recorded by Adam Hebert from the 1960s. This is not the style of Cajun music (with steel guitar) that one would have heard during the Depression when the movie was set.