PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather... See full summary »
This was the only directorial effort from Howard Brookner. He died of AIDS seven months before the film was released. The film was also re-cut by the studio and Walter Winchell-inspired narration was immediately added.
Kill him, Basil.
The film makes reference to famous police detective Dick Tracy, however the film is set in 1928 and the Dick Tracy comic wasn't released until 1931.
In Memory of Howard Brookner and LUIS SAN JORJO
$15,872 (USA) (5 November 1989)
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