Unscrupulous investigator of lost heirs Jimmy Corrigan loses his love Joan Martin to apparently upright competitor James Wallingham. He counters by adding a veneer of respectability to his own operation. Meanwhile he exposes Wallingham for a fraud.
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He's the BIGGEST CHISELER since MICHAELANGELO! Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Were PIKERS compared ti this RED-HAIRED SON-OF-A-GUN!
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Showing Bette Davis the books in his office, Jimmy brags that he doesn't just have a five-foot shelf, he's got a fifteen-foot shelf. He is alluding to the series of books known collectively as the Harvard Classics, in popular parlance "the five-foot shelf." This was a 51-volume series compiled by Charles W. Eliot, the president of Harvard, which he said contained the rudiments of a liberal education. See more
Two of the newspapers' front pages in the montage at the beginning of the film have the same headline and story of Jesse Owens choosing Ohio State University out of 28 colleges that recruited him out of high school in Cleveland. See more
Sit down boys. Everybody sit down. Boys, have a seat. Now look, in the first place you got to get it out of your head that this is a racket. This is a respectable, high-class, A-Number One, business. And you boys got a chance to make some real dough. Only, you gotta watch yourself to keep outta jail. See?
You're the Only One That Can Make Me Cry
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