A widowed gangster is being challenged for custody of his son by his sister in-law. To show the court that he is a positive influence the gangster needs to convince his son's teacher to change a failing grade to an "A". The teacher is stubborn and the gangster offers the tempting bribe of a chorus girl.
Did You Know?
In a scene in the classroom, Richard Conte's character points to a portrait on the wall and identifies it as President Chester B. Arthur. He states the name twice. Arthur's correct middle initial is "A". This may have been an intentional "error" by the writers to portray the character as not as intelligent as he thinks he is. See more