New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His investigations soon get pretty complicated and rather too dangerous. At least along the way he does get to meet Alexis. Written by
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SHAMUS a pool-shooting, card-playing, broad-chasing, private eye...cross him, and he'll blow your head off!
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Did You Know?
The movie is loosely based on the "87th Precinct" novels by author Ed McBain. Although the "87th Precinct" series of novels by novelist Evan Hunter
(writing as "Ed McBain") have sold millions of copies since the first one appeared in the late 1950s, and still sell well today, this is one of only a relative handful of theatrical films (not counting a few made-for-TV movies and a TV series in the 1960s) to have been made from them. See more
When McCoy enters the shipping room at the warehouse, the border pattern on the front of the glass panel does not match that seen through from the rear. The two verticals over the PP in SHIPPING should be visible through the frosted glass, but there is a horizontal join instead. See more
You think you can buy me?
I'll give you ten thousand to come up with the diamonds or the killers.
You just bought me.