Johnnie is a boxer. The same evening he won the world championship, he is charged for the murder of a reporter and is taken for dead. Running away from New York, he ends up in a ranch in Arizona, run by an old lady as a work farm for delinquent teenagers. He falls in love with Peggy and became the teenagers' hero. But there is that New York Detective, Phelan, that does not believe he is dead and is chasing him... An unlikely scenario, but not a so bad film.
Sensational Human Drama!
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Did You Know?
When Johnnie and Peggy are driving back to the farm in the early evening, toward the end of the scene, Johnnie takes his eyes off the road for 17 seconds. They are going between 50 and 60 mph. This means that Johnnie drove at least 1,200 feet without looking at the road. See more
The newspaper reporter is killed in the boxer's room, and the boxer is passed out in the same room, but the next day the reporter is reported as being dead, so someone must have found the body - so how did they find the dead reporter but not see the sleeping boxer? He woke up the next day when the paper that mentions the dead reporter hits his door. See more
Johnnie Bradfield, aka Jack Dorney
If you're rootin' for me, I'll go in there and bang the ears off the biggest guy in the world.
The AFI Catalogue has a different cast ordering, suggesting that changes were made for a re-release. Ann Sheridan
is billed 6th and there are other minor changes when compared with the print currently shown on Turner Classic Movies, on which the data in IMDb is based. It is uncertain which is the original print. See more
Followed by You're Not So Tough
M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World to Me
Music by Theodore Morse
Lyrics by Howard Johnson
Partially sung a cappella by Bert Roach See more