A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp's killers don't look too kindly on this new 'business', nor does the morgue's owner.
An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A ... See full summary »
Maria Conchita Alonso,
Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces ... See full summary »
Placards seen at "Gangster Arms" said "Legs & Shirley Diamond"; "Pretty Boy & Pretty Girl Floyd"; "Al & Cindy Capone"; and "Johnny Dangerously". (Al Capone's wife was actually named Mae, and looked nothing like the Mrs. Capone in the movie.) See more »
The name of Richard Dmitri's character is spelled Moronie on his club sign and in newspapers. In the credits its spelled Maroni. See more »
The years hadn't softened Moronie. He continued to murder the English Language, and anyone who got in his way.
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After the opening credits, you see "1935" on the screen. A car in the near lane of the street drives behind it. Then, another car (in the far lane) runs into the number sitting on the road, and smashes it to pieces. See more »
For a movie that gets no respect there sure are a lot of memorable quotes listed for this gem. Imagine a movie where Joe Piscopo is actually funny! Maureen Stapleton is a scene stealer. The Moroni character is an absolute scream. Watch for Alan "The Skipper" Hale jr. as a police Sgt.
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