At a midwestern hotel, conniving bellhop Bert Harris has a finger in every pie. He promotes a job for glamorous Ann Roberts, but she does not immediately succumb to his charms. However, Bert soon enlists Ann as partner in his new profession of con man. Most of the victims they fleece are lawbreakers themselves. But Bert is tempted to try actual stealing, and Ann fears it will bring bad luck... Written by
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Did You Know?
Bert is reading a real copy of Sucess magazine. Founded in 1897 to promote the "New Thought" philosophy. The issue date at the top of the cover has been taped over or cut off. See more
When Bert is in the car chase, they pass a Three Owl drug store, which was a West Coast chain, despite the scene being set in New York City. Other advertising also points to California: a See's candy store and a neon sign for Motorite motor oil from the Union Oil Co. See more
Seriously, Ann, there's a lot of loose money lying around if you only know where to look for it. Now, the world owes me a living and I'm going to collect it, see? I'm not built for work. That's for horsin', for slack-offs like that four-eyed goon clerk. Now, you've got beauty and a swell figure. We're a perfect combination! With my ideas and your looks, we could churn the world.
When Your Lover Has Gone
Written by E.A. Swan
Played and sung during the credits by an uncredited tenor
Played by an orchestra at a nightclub
Played as background music when Bert proposes to Anne
Played as background music at the end See more