Mrs. Hoyle, a retired school teacher, resides in a hotel bought by Morganti, a gangster, who evicts most of the tenants but allows Mrs. Hoyle and Angela Brown, a dance-hall girl to remain. Mrs. Hoyle's influence for good is felt quickly by Morganti and all of his henchmen with the exception of Rogan. Ther latter, despite Morganti's orders to go straight robs a market with his accomplice Slatterty. Mrs. Hoyle is arrested when the robbery money and jewels are found in her apartment.
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
SHE'S GOT BRAND NEW RULES FOR ANY MAN'S GAME! (original poster-all caps)
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Did You Know?
Based on a story by Jean Z. Owen titled "Mrs. Hoyle and the Hotel Royalstom", published in the magazine Good Housekeeping in the January 1, 1944 issue. See more
After the robbery, there is a shot of police cars racing down the street with sirens blaring. After the watchman is interviewed and told he has to go to police headquarters to look at mugshots, the same scene of he police cars is shown, but flipped as evidenced by the backwards lettering on store signs and a billboard. See more