This is the film based on the true adventures of Izzy and Moe. They were two retired vaudeville performers who, being unemployed, decided to become Prohibition Enforcement Agents. They are initially treated with scorn from fellow Agents as old men pretending to be cops. That abuse soon stops when the pair refuse to use the standard but futile methods of the agency, and instead employ their theatrical experience to use an amazing variety of disguises and tricks to become two of the most effective agents on the force. Eventually, their outstanding string of successful raids and arrests starts drawing the attention of the mob and their bought cops, who desperately plan to stop this pair.
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
23 September 1985 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Dos bribones contra el hampa
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Based on the real-life adventures of two former vaudevillians who became Prohibition Agents and used disguises and impersonations to catch bootleggers. See more
[Izzy is applying for a job as a Prohibition enforcement agent
Look, old timer, now this is gonna' be one tough occupation. So do you mind if I'm brutally honest? Why the hell do you want the job?
This is America, Lieutenant. And I'm proud to be an American. I came to this country when I was ten years old. I left behind cruelty and injustice, and arrived here on the shores of freedom, and liberty. I've had a good life. I owe this country a debt I can never repay. But now, I'm going to TRY to ...
Referenced in While We're Young