High Pressure (1932)

Proof That It’s Pre-Code:

  • The best I’ve got: “I found a good man!” “Where?” “At the hotel!” “… really?”
  • One character takes a lot of glee in saying, “Bank presidents have been committing suicide so fast that it’s hard to find one!”
  • Also, there seems to be a message in here about jobs and that “can do” spirit these movies specialized in.

Currently one of my roommates is among the great unemployed. There are times I envy him, getting to spend his days doing what he wants, drinking when he wants, and playing Duke Nukem Forever.

Okay, maybe not that last one, but I’m not a weirdo masochist like he is.

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