Johnny Ramirez rises from bouncer to partner in Charlie Roark's border town casino. Charlie's wife Marie loves Johnny, but Johnny loves society woman Dale. Marie kills her husband, making it look like suicide. She tells Johnny she committed murder for him and, still rejected, tells the police that she and Johnny murdered Charlie. She goes crazy in court and Johnny goes free. Dale runs from Johnny and dies in an auto crash. Johnny sells the casino. Written by
Ed Stephan <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
The footage of the opening street scene of the border town was later re-used as the opening scene of the Mexican town in Code of the Secret Service
(1939). A short section of the same scene was also used during the opening Mexicali sequence in The Hitch-Hiker
(1953). See more
Camera shadow on Johnny and Dale when they are dancing at the opening of Johnny's casino. See more
The only fun I get is feeding the goldfish, and they only eat once a day.
Sweet Georgia Brown
Music by Maceo Pinkard
and Ben Bernie
Played when Roark is telling the story and as Johnny patrols the Silver Slipper See more