United States | 1949 | Raoul Walsh
James Cagney plays a brutal, psychopathic gangster with a bizarre mother fixation (he sits on her lap as they plan heists) in this operatic, explosive, unforgettable crime picture that is on the National Film Registry. With Virginia Mayo and Edmond O’Brien. “White Heat = Scarface + Psycho.” –Time Out Film Guide.
114 min. 35mm. Noir Town. No passes, twofers, or radio winners.
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