Film Details



WHITE HEAT
Release Date: 3 Sep 1949
Duration (in mins): 114-115
Cast:
James Cagney (Cody Jarrett)
Virginia Mayo (Verna Jarrett)
Edmond O'Brien (Hank Fallon, also known as Vic Pardo)
Margaret Wycherly (Ma Jarrett)
Steve Cochran (Big Ed Somers)
Director:
Raoul Walsh (Dir)
Russell Saunders (Asst dir)
Writer:
Ivan Goff (Scr)
Ben Roberts (Scr)
Producer:
Louis F. Edelman (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Production
Company:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Summary:
Ruthless killer Cody Jarrett and his gang rob a train in California. During the robbery, Cody kills the engineers, and as one of the bodies falls, it activates a steam valve, badly scalding gangster Zuckie Hommell. Together with Cody's mother and his sexy, double-dealing wife Verna, the gang hides out in the mountains. Ma lovingly fosters Cody's criminal career and is the only one who can ease the blinding headaches that periodically immobilize him. She is his ally against Big Ed Somers, who...