The whole nightclub rampage is an MoA for the then-young Ray Harryhausen. He was barely 29 years old, working on his first major film project, and doing a lot of very complicated stop-motion that still looks great!
Joe rescuing the children from the burning orphanage. Doubles as a Heartwarming Moment.
O'Hara proving his Benevolent Boss credentials by stepping in to protect one of his cigarette girls from a bunch of loutish drunks.