A lot of fun to watch. James Cagney is a con man and Joan Blondell is his partner in crime. Even though the way he says “honey” gets annoying it fits right in with his character. This is definitely one to spend time with.
Bert Harris (James Cagney) is a bellhop who thinks he’s got it knocked. He’s also a womanizer. He’s immediately attracted to Anne Roberts (Joan Blondell) who come to the hotel to try and get a job as a linen maid. Bert does some fast talking and she’s in. (Look fast for character actor Charles Lane as a hotel clerk).
A jewelry salesman is on the make for Anne. That turns into a successful blackmail scam for Bert and Anne with some help from Bert’s pal Hank (Nat Pendleton). After the score they leave town and head for another luxury hotel in another town.
Bert and Anne…
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