Lily works for a bookie, placing bets to change the odds at the track. When her son is hospitalized after an unsuccessful con job and resultant beating, she finds that even an absentee parent has feelings for her child. This causes her own job to go wrong as well. Each of them faces the down side of the grift. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Seduction. Betrayal. Murder. Who's Conning Who?
Did You Know?
The stock con Myra describes to Roy when they are in La Jolla is a variation on the "Wire" con used in The Sting
(1973). See more
Lily unscrews both light bulbs in the hallway outside Roy's apartment. In a following cut, Roy is seen entering his apartment from a well lit hallway. See more
Around the country the bookies pay off winners at track odds. It's dangerous when a long shot comes in. Unless you have somebody at the tracks to lower those odds.
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