Biff Grimes is pugnacious but likable young man during the Gay 90's living with his ne'er-do-well father, noted for their scrappy personalities and quick tempers. Like every other young man in town, Biff has a crush on gorgeous and flirtatious 'strawberry blonde' Virginia Brush, who gets catcalls every time she walks past the all-male clientèle of the neighborhood barber shop. Biff is joined in his admiration by his friends, Nick Pappalis, an immigrant Greek barber, and Hugo Barnsfeld, an unscrupulously ambitious young man who doesn't let anything stand in the way of what he wants, including Virginia. Utilizing both fair means and foul Hugo sweeps Vrginia off her feet and frames Biff as the fall guy in a political graft schemee. However, every dog has his day, and eight years later Biff stands poised to take his revenge. Written by
Did You Know?
The Lux Radio Theatre produced a version of "One Sunday Afternoon" on August 24, 1936 on CBS with Jack Oakie as Biff. See more
When the two policemen arrive at Biff's (James Cagney) home to arrest him, Biff addresses the one to his right as Matt, however when he introduces him to wife Amy (Olivia de Havilland), Biff calls him Charlie Brown and states that the other policeman is Matt Hughes. See more
[Amy accuses her of asking Hugo out without being properly introduced
Why I never did any such thing! I simply happened to mention that I was in habit of taking walks in the park with my girlfriend. And besides in moral I didn't wink.
Don't be a hypocrite, Virginia. Spiritually, you winked.
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
Music and Lyrics by Hughie Cannon
Sung in the first scene by George Reeves
, Lucile Fairbanks
and others See more