Public Enemies (2009)
Bank robber John Dillinger and 1930's period coins
The 2009 Universal Pictures film "Public Enemies", is about the career of 1930's bank robber
John Dillinger and the efforts of the Federal Department of Justice to capture him.
Hoover recruits agent Melvin Purvis to lead the manhunt for Dillinger and his gang.
Dillinger asks a man if it is his money, he replies "yes", and Dillinger leaves the money.
It is 1933, the fourth year of the Depressions, and crime is rampant.
Career criminal John Dillinger breaks out of prison and recruits a gang.
2. John Dillinger
John also likes girls.
3. Bank robbery
A bank official is taken to open the door leading to the safe.
4. Money on the table
Bills of $100 are seen.
yellow deposit slip.
5. Bills and coins
The coins include Lincoln cents, Washington quarters, Walking Liberty half dollars, and Buffalo nickels.
The bills include $1, $50, and the uncommon $2 notes.
6. Is that your money?
The man replies "yes" and Dillinger leaves the money as he only wants the bank's money.
7. J. Edgar Hoover testifies
He is asked "have you ever personally arrested anyone"" and he replies "no".
8. John finds love
John and Billie become lovers. John takes his gang to Tucson where they are arrested.
John is sent to Indiana by airplane to be tried for his crimes.
9. John brought to Indiana
John has become a celebrity and news organizations follow him.
He is locked up in an Indiana jail but soon escapes again.
While there, one of the gang handles the cash.
10. Bundles of cash
Billie is arrested, Hoover finds out about John's vacation, and sends agents to the lodge.
11. The Little Bohemia Lodge
A gunfight ensues between Federal agents and John's gang killing members of both groups,
but John manages to elude capture and heads to Chicago.
12. Checking the newspaper theater schedule
He takes Anna to the Biograph Theater on Chicago's North Side.
13. The Chicago Biograph Theater
The film shown is the 1933 MGM film "Manhattan Melodrama" which stars Clark Gable, William Powell,
and Myrna Loy. Gable is a gangster, Powell a politician, and Loy the girl between them.
14. Agent waiting
John and Anna watch the film, and when it ends, they leave.
15. Crime does not pay
Johnny Depp as John Dillinger
Christian Bale as Melvin Purvis
Marion Cotillard as Billie Frechette
Stephen Graham as Baby Face Nelson
Writers: Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Biderman, Bryan Burrough (book)