Meyer Fine is a casino manager who is so afraid of death that he can't even attend funerals. One evening he expresses concern at the amount of money being lost by a young gambler, who is later found to have committed suicide. When one of Fine's henchmen is killed by fellow mobsters, he becomes convinced that he's next. Terrified at what the future may hold, he begs his butler to help him in the only way he knows how. Written by
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The gangster gambler character name Meyer Fine. Might be a reference to gangster-gambler who came twenty years later. Meyer Lansky. Lansky who was friends with Bugsy Siegle were responsible for turning Las Vegas from dusty crossroads in the desert. Into the tourist mecca, it is today. See more
Meyer Fine refers to a certain "filly" that he and John had observed at Aqueduct and later won at New Orleans by some 3 lengths. Aqueduct did not open until 1950, and the episode is set in 1916. See more
They say that no man's a hero to his valet. Well, believe me, I can understand that.