A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life. However, he gets mixed up with the local mob boss and corrupt politicians and soon finds himself being framed for an arson and murder he didn't commit.
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Working title: "The Battle of City Hall" See more
The credits list Pat's father as "Remson Sr." but they have different first names. See more
Listen, Mr. Remson, I'm supposed to be mayor for one week. I know its all a joke and I haven't got any real power. But, why don't you give us kids a break? You grown-ups have been doing things your way and you've got everything all balled up. Well, we're going to handle this our way. Come on kids, let's organize!
The end title slides into view over the final shot, a rare departure from the fade-out/fade-in that was normal for that era. See more
Followed by Give Us Wings
Traditional children's song
Played by an organ grinder and whistled by Jackie Searl
when the boys encounter Alfred Goonplatz See more