The St. Louis Kid (A Weekend Perfect) (A Perfect Week-End)
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The St. Louis Kid (A Weekend Perfect) (A Perfect Week-End)
James Cagney manages to retain his pre-Code cockiness within post-Code limitations in the likeable St. Louis Kid. Cagney and Allen Jenkins, Eddie Kennedy, and Buck Willetts play long-distance truck drivers who get entangled in a battle between a crooked trucking firm and striking milk farmers (a plot thread based on actual events). When one of the dairymen is killed by a hired goon, Eddie is accused of the crime. He breaks out of jail to track down the real killer then has to rescue his girlfriend Ann (Patricia Ellis), who's been kidnapped by henchmen of the truck company. It takes a bit… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Snappy but only so-so James Cagney vehicle, whereby he plays a semi-tough hot-headed trucker."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews