After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the mob. "Buggs" Fenner thinks Blake is a police agent.
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Did You Know?
This film was made as part of Warner Bros.' response to the Production Code Administration and the Legion of Decency, which had condemned the studio's previous gangster movies with Edward G. Robinson
and James Cagney
as glorifying the criminal life. In response, Warners had both actors make crime movies with their characters on the right side of the law, with Cagney playing an FBI agent in 'G' Men
(1935) and Robinson playing an undercover cop here. See more
When Nellie comes in to see Lee with the proceeds from the numbers racket in Harlem, she sets the bag down on the desk twice between shots. See more
You've got him wrong, Nick.
Yeah, well, he's still a cop to me.
Well, if it makes you happy, you keep right on thinking so.
The Lady in Red
Music by Allie Wrubel
Whistled by Edward G. Robinson See more