A humorous film based on a short story by Damon Runyon and told through voice-over narration. This film is set in Manhattan in the summer of 1931 when the unemployment situation drives a bunch of hoodlums to approach famous safe-cracker Big Butch with a plan: if he carries out a job they have arranged, they will split the payoff. Butch foresees just one complication, his wife is away for the evening and he is babysitting John Ignatius Jnr.
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Childrens Films → Children 12+
Childrens Films → Children's films - Great Britain
Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)