Smart Money 1931

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Smart Money ★★ ½ 1931

Nick (Robinson) is a small-town barber who holds a poker game in his back room, helped by his assistant, Jack (Cagney). A consistent winner, Nick is encouraged to try his luck in a big-city game and loses everything, only to realize he's been setup. So Nick sends for Jack and they work out their own scheme to get back at the crooked gamblers. The only time Robinson and Cagney were paired up onscreen. 90m/B DVD . Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Boris Karloff, Noel Francis, Ben Taggart, Ralf Harolde, Evalyn Knapp; D: Alfred E. Green; W: Kubec Glasmon, Lucien Hubbard, John Bright, Joseph Jackson; C: Robert B. Kurrle.