Johnny O'Clock

  • 1947
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

This was Rossen's first directorial assignment and it's a good mixture of crime melodrama and black humor, personified in the tough-guy personality of Powell, who had drastically changed his screen image from flyweight crooner to two-fisted gumshoe in MURDER, MY SWEET three years earlier. Johnny O'Clock is Powell, who has a shaky gambling casino partnership...read more