About the film
gambling noir club
Release Date: January 23, 1947
|Slogan||:||«Johnny Played Rough With Women Who Played Cute!»|
|Production Companies||:||J.E.M. Productions, Columbia Pictures|
|Producers||:||Milton Holmes, Edward G. Nealis, Jerry Giesler, George Lait|
|Writers||:||Robert Rossen, Milton Holmes|
When an employee at an illegal gambling den dies suspiciously, her sister, Nancy, looks into the situation and falls for Johnny O'Clock, a suave partner in the underground casino. Selfish and non-committal by nature, Johnny slowly begins to return Nancy's affection and decides to run away with her, but conflict within his business threatens their plans. As Johnny tries to distance himself from the casino, his shady past comes back to haunt him.