A sickly English woman runs a store by herself, while her irresponsible son travels aimlessly, refusing to contact her. When told that his mother has cancer, the young man comes home, reforms himself, and helps his mom run the shop. Soon however, each becomes involved in illegal activities.
Conflict...violence...deadly evil...in a smashing drama of London's under-world that will haunt you forevermore! (original poster)
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Did You Know?
Ernie's full name is "Ernest Verdun Mott" - named by his father who was at the WWI battle. See more
Near the end of the film when Ernie and Henry are talking, the go their separate ways, the amount and location of moisture on Ernie's coat changes between shots. See more
Did you love my old man?
Love's not for the poor, son. No time for it.
Featured in Becoming Cary Grant
Romance No.6, Op.6 (None But the Lonely Heart)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played during the opening credits and often in the score
Played by Jane Wyatt
Played by Cary Grant
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