White Heat

Gang leader Cody Jarrett (James Cagney) lives for his mother, planning heists between horrible headaches. During a train robbery that goes wrong, Cody shoots an investigator. Realizing Cody will never be stopped if he knows he's being pursued, authorities plant undercover agent Hank (Edmond O'Brien) in Cody's cell. When his mother dies, a distraught Cody breaks out of jail, bringing Hank along to join his gang. With Hank in communication with the police, Cody plans a payroll heist.
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Language: English Genres: Crime drama Theme: Fall, Pursuit Time Period: 1940s

"T-men hunt a trigger-happy gangster (James Cagney) who listens only to his mother." Thu, May 01 2014 at 10:15PM EDT on TCM

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