When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his role, but always searching for a way out of the well-guarded house.
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
They're having such a wonderful crime...it's a shame to call the police!
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Based on a novel by John Godey, the author of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. See more
Jack picks up a dog biscuit to eat when Francis catches him in the kitchen. When he leaves to go back to his room, he puts the dog biscuit in his left coat pocket. Later, when he crawls on the ledge, the dog barks at him. So, he tosses the dog biscuit to quiet the dog - three separate times - and takes them from his right coat pocket. See more
Leo Joseph Smooth
[to Florian, whom he just backhanded across the face
Stop that bleeding, will ya? It's stupid.
Original VHS by Disney is 90 minutes, whereas the film's initial release and dvd release run 99 minutes. See more