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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is on record for the part of Mrs. Elwell, but she did not appear in the film. 'Henry O'Neill' is on record for the part of Mr. Elwell, but he played the role of Attorney J.L. Chase. A modern source lists Eddie Shubert
as Marketman, but he was not seen in the print. See more
When Johnny shows Marie to her car, the shadow of the camera is visible on the car door. See more
The only fun I get is feeding the goldfish, and they only eat once a day.
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Music by Lorenzo Barcelata
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