R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
The three reporters peppering Dillinger with questions during a press conference in the Crown Point jail were actual working newspaper reporters from two major newspapers in Northwestern Indiana.
Senator Kenneth McKellar:
Why do we need this?
J. Edgar Hoover: Because criminals flee in fast automobiles across state lines, thereby defeating local jurisdiction because there is no federal police force to stop them.
Senator Kenneth McKellar: By my tally, your bureau wants to spend more taxpayer's dollars catching ...
When Hoover presents the medals to the junior agents, the Steadicam operator's shadow is clearly visible at the bottom of the frame.
The title of the movie is not shown until the end credits.
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