Embittered when prejudice cuts short his nascent law career, once-idealistic Johnny Ramirez leaves his home in Los Angeles and ends up in Mexico. He quickly becomes the invaluable second-in-command to Charlie Roark, the owner of a border-town casino. But Roark's wife falls hard for Johnny and goes to great lengths to make him hers, which sets in motion more perilous events.
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Did You Know?
The footage of the opening street scene of the border town was later re-used as the opening scene of the Mexican town in Code of the Secret Service
(1939). A short section of the same scene was also used during the opening Mexicali sequence in The Hitch-Hiker
(1953). See more
When Dale and Brook leave the Olvera Street cafe, the camera follows them down the street. Several objects and people pass between them and the camera, and the shadow of the camera falls across several of these. At one point, the shadow of a technician wearing a cap (presumably the camera operator) is plainly visible against a flat surface. See more
The only fun I get is feeding the goldfish, and they only eat once a day.
aka "My Country 'tis of Thee"
Music from "God Save the King"
Lyrics by Samuel Francis Smith
Played on piano and sung by the law school graduates See more