A sickly English woman runs a store by herself, while her irresponsible son travels aimlessly, refusing to contact her. When told that his mother has cancer, the young man comes home, reforms himself, and helps his mom run the shop. Soon however, each becomes involved in illegal activities. Written by
Conflict...violence...deadly evil...in a smashing drama of London's under-world that will haunt you forevermore! (original poster)
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Did You Know?
When Ernie and Henry are talking at the end of the film, we hear planes fly overhead as they look up at them. The planes cast shadows over Ernie. However, it's obvious the shadow effect is done by hand tinting each frame of film as the edges of the shadows are extremely sharp and they jump around slightly from frame to frame. See more
First thing in the morning we're taking out the marriage license.
I wonder what the weatherman promises for tomorrow.
Likely rain - followed by suicide in bed.
Romance No.6, Op.6 (None But the Lonely Heart)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played during the opening credits and often in the score
Played by Jane Wyatt
Played by Cary Grant
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