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Flames (1932)
Charlie (Johnny Mack Brown): "Poor old Dick was right. All women are liars. All of 'em."
Fishey (George Cooper) : "Not Gertie. She's on the square. [00:46:31]
The expression continued to be popular for several decades, often appearing in film noir. In Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950), racketeer Tommy Scalise (Gary Merrill) tells a henchman : "Get out a pencil and write this down so if he's watching you, he'll know it's on the square." [01:18:00]

Flames (1932). Directed by Karl Brown, written by Karl Brown. Johnny Mack Brown, George Cooper, Noel Francis, Marjorie Beebe Richard Tucker, Russell Simpson. (Fire Alarm) 63 min. USA, English. Black and White, Mono.
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