In this marvelous parody of gangster films, Robinson plays a beer baron who has made his fortune during Prohibition. He doesn't realize that his brew is wretched and that it only sold because alcohol was illegal. When the 21st Amendment opens up the market, Robinson's booming business
begins losing money. Undaunted, he decides to retire and attempts to make his way into high society, but his new life is threatened by mobsters.
Though Robinson is probably best remembered for LITTLE CAESAR, this romp (along with the similar THE LITTLE GIANT) was a perfect vehicle for his comic talents. Robinson successfully spoofs his own image, yet balances out the comic performa...