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Johnny Apollo (1940) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Harry Joe Brown.

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Johnny Apollo (1940)

By Angela on Aug 26, 2012 From Hollywood Revue

Bob Cain (Tyrone Power) and his father Robert Cain, Sr. (Edward Arnold) had been very close for a long time, but when Robert is sent to jail for embezzlement, Bob is very deeply hurt.? Not so much by the jail sentence, but because he thought his father was above doing such things.? Not wanting to be... Read full article


Johnny Apollo(1940).

By Dawn Sample on Aug 25, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Johnny Apollo(1940). Crime film. Cast: Tyrone Power, Edward Arnold, Lloyd Nolan and Dorothy Lamour. The story begins when Bob Cain Jr., feels betrayed by his father, who is a multimillion-dollar stockbroker, indicted for embezzlement. Before going to prison, father and son have a terrible argument... Read full article


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Jim McLaughlin: Well, they've never sent a millionaire to prison as long as I can remember.
Robert 'Pop' Cain Sr.: [Angrily] Where have you been for the last couple of years?


Prisoner Tom Dugan: I steal an empty slot machine and get 10 years, and this guy steals a million and gets 5. Figure that out, will yuh?
Main Reporter: [Sarcastically] That's why you got the 10 - to figure it out.


Robert 'Pop' Cain Sr.: There are no secrets in jail.


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Unbilled actor Tom Dugan plays a convict named Tom Dugan.
Debut of Anthony Caruso.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 26, 1947 with Tyrone Power, Lloyd Nolan and Dorothy Lamour reprising their film roles.
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