His character is a jailbird, trying to go straight. He meets Richard Widmark when they are handcuffed together on the train to Sing Sing.
At the end of the movie, they reunite. His friend keeps making fun of him.
"The Big Man"
Like Rosemarie, The Big Woman!
Don't forget that it was Vic Mature who gets the vacuum to the HEAD and the Monkees get sucked up like so much dandruff.
It's a great old Hollywood movie that shows who VM was when he was just a little older than the Monkees.