History Film / KeyLargo

24th Sep '17 5:44:11 PM jamespolk
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* {{Expy}}: Rocco is loosely based on [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Luciano Lucky Luciano]], one of the most powerful gangsters of the 1930s who ended up imprisoned in 1936 and then deported to Sicily by 1946.

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* {{Expy}}: Rocco is loosely based on [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Luciano Lucky Luciano]], one of the most powerful gangsters of the 1930s who ended up imprisoned in 1936 and then deported to Sicily by 1946. Like Rocco, Lucky Luciano tried running his crime empire from Cuba for a while, after he was kicked out of the United States.



* MultipleGunshotDeath: [[spoiler:Frank has to shoot Rocco, who is attempting all the while with his last strength to raise his gun and shoot Frank, three times before he finally stays down]].

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* MultipleGunshotDeath: [[spoiler:Frank Frank has to shoot Rocco, who is attempting all the while with his last strength to raise his gun and shoot Frank, three times before he finally stays down]].down.
12th May '17 11:57:01 AM eroock
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* ForcefulKiss: Rocco gives one to Nora when they hold them captive.

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* ForcefulKiss: Rocco gives plants one to Nora when they hold them captive.on Nora, she later returns the "favor" with a SpitefulSpit.
12th May '17 11:53:48 AM eroock
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* ForcefulKiss: Rocco gives one to Nora when they hold them captive.
17th Jan '17 4:43:12 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ArchEnemy: Johnny Rocco to Frank [=McCloud=].


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* FiveBadBand:
** BigBad: Johnny Rocco
** TheDragon: Ralph
** TheEvilGenius: Toots
** TheBrute: Curly, Angel
** TheDarkChick: Gaye Dawn
8th Dec '16 7:57:22 AM Doug86
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Creator/HumphreyBogart plays Frank [=McCloud=], a WorldWarII veteran who visits a shoddy, run-down hotel in Key Largo, Florida, that has been taken over by a notorious gangster named Johnny Rocco (Creator/EdwardGRobinson). Rocco is waiting at the hotel to conduct business, and awaits the first chance to flee to Cuba where he'd been exiled by the feds.

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Creator/HumphreyBogart plays Frank [=McCloud=], a WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII veteran who visits a shoddy, run-down hotel in Key Largo, Florida, that has been taken over by a notorious gangster named Johnny Rocco (Creator/EdwardGRobinson). Rocco is waiting at the hotel to conduct business, and awaits the first chance to flee to Cuba where he'd been exiled by the feds.



* WorldWarII: Provides the backdrop to Frank's disillusionment.

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* WorldWarII: UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: Provides the backdrop to Frank's disillusionment.
11th Jun '16 10:42:35 PM gallium
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* TheAlcoholic: Gaye.


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* DiagonalBilling: Robinson's and Bogart's credits are shown this way, with Bacall's off to the right.


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* LadyDrunk: Gaye, who spends most of her time in the hotel begging for liquor. It seems tat being Rocco's moll hasn't been good for her.


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* ShoutOut: One that most viewers won't get. But Frank tells Nora about being with Nora's husband at the battle of San Pietro, and how her husband was killed and buried by the ruins of a church. Well, there really was a battle of San Pietro, complete with a bombed-out medieval church. It was the subject of Army documentary film ''Film/TheBattleOfSanPietro'', directed by--John Huston.
21st Mar '16 2:56:25 PM eroock
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* AffectionatePickpocket: Gaye hugs Rocco to steal his gun.



* PercussivePickpocket: How Gaye steals Rocco's gun.
3rd Mar '16 3:40:15 PM eroock
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* GuileHero: [=McCloud=] plays Rocco like a fiddle throughout the film, right up to the end.
3rd Mar '16 3:38:56 PM eroock
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* HostileWeather

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* HostileWeatherHostileWeather: A hurricane plays a pivotal part in the movie.
3rd Mar '16 3:35:58 PM eroock
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* BloodlessCarnage: Common for the period, the climatic shootout is perfectly bloodless and even without any bullet holes showing. The only blood on screen comes from Sawyer's head wound.

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* BloodlessCarnage: Common for the period, the climatic shootout shoot-out is perfectly bloodless and bloodless, even without any bullet holes showing. holes. The only blood on screen on-screen comes from Sawyer's head wound.
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