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Adventures of a cocky con man and his glamorous accomplice.

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At a midwestern hotel, conniving bellhop Bert Harris has a finger in every pie. He promotes a job for glamorous Ann Roberts, but she does not immediately succumb to his charms. However, Bert soon enlists Ann as partner in his new profession of con man. Most of the victims they fleece are lawbreakers themselves. But Bert is tempted to try actual stealing, and Ann fears it will bring bad luck... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Jim's back!... with a brand new line!


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14 November 1931 (USA)  »

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Gente Esperta  »

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Pawnbroker: [inspecting the stolen bracelet Bert has brought in] It's nice. Maybe it's too nice. What'll I do with it? That stuff is hard to sell.
Bert Harris: Who cares? Give to your wife for a Christmas present.
[grabbing the pawnbroker by the ear]
Bert Harris: Listen three-balls, I want five thousand dollars and I want it in a hurry. It's worth twenty thousand. And don't give me any backtalk.
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Referenced in I've Got to Sing a Torch Song (1933) See more »

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Happy Days Are Here Again
(1929) (uncredited)
Music by Milton Ager
Whistled by James Cagney
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Positively happy, like a pig in mud.
22 June 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This here flick is a real gas. Crackerjack fun and stands the test of time. Imagine Cagney and Blondell playing off each other these days when the implied is used with a hammer. These guys aim to rattle the teeth with sharpness not sledgehammer subtlety which is all writers can afford these days. The bath tub gag is typical. Swing that door Jimmy boy. The cons are bad as cons go and I bet some artists are still trying them on today just in a more sophisticated way. Nice to see a young Ray Milland before the eyes popped. I wish I had me a dame like Blondell....


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