Johnnie learns crime from petty thug Frank Wilson. When Wilson kills a pawnbroker with a gun stolen from Johnnie's sister Madge's fiance Fred Burke, Fred goes to Sing Sing's death house. Wilson uses all the pressure can to keep Johnnie silent, even after he and Johnnie themselves wind up in the big house. Written by
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The original play opened in New York on 26 March 1937. See more
Even though Bogart's character asks for 5 gallons of gas (90 cents at 18 cents a gallon), gas station attendant John Ridgely is able to pump it in only 8 seconds, faster than any gas pump on record. See more
Aw pee yourself, Frankie! Here's one guy that's cut all his teeth.
Well how'd you like to have me shove 'em down your throat for you?
Referenced in Invisible Stripes