Three Wall Street bankers, a pair of crooks, and a millionaire are betrayed, manipulated and exploited by the efforts of a ruthless woman.


Sanzhar Sultan


Jack London (story), Sanzhar Sultan (screenplay)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Knepper ... Burning Daylight
Paul Calderon ... Hughie Luke
Adrian Cowan ... Joanne Setliffe
Sanzhar Sultan ... Jim (as Sanzhar Sultanov)
Christopher DeMeo ... Matt
Guy Castonguay ... Nathan Letton
Joseph Taylor Joseph Taylor ... Leon Guggenhammer
Mark Molnar Mark Molnar ... John Dawsett
Jay Ould Jay Ould ... The Butler
Steven L. Bird Steven L. Bird ... Wall Street Analyst
Rick Cordeiro ... Radio Host
Lou Israel Lou Israel ... Dale
Quinton Neufeldt ... Reporter #1
Len Greenaway ... Reporter #2
Paul Kingston ... Reporter #3


Part I depicts the lives of two low-life thieves enjoying a post-heist euphoria and the subtle, ever-spreading rivalry. Part II depicts the mind game between a manipulative, wealthy woman and a seemingly inane, poor thief. Part III depicts the duel between a millionaire with a heinous past and the elegant masterminds of the Wall Street game. Written by Jack

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For One To Win, The Other Must Lose





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Three Short Stories by Jack London
14 November 2014 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Three short stories by Jack London give us quite a picture of mankind and even more so of one particular specimen of womankind. All have to do with greed and the justification for it. It would be good to remember Jack London's socialist views in evaluating these stories.

Number one is the story of a pair of thieves who've just completed a robbery of socialite Adrian Cowan who has taken on the robber baron ethics of her father. A woman who enjoys her privileges and the rich girl toys that come with them. Sanzhar Sultanov and Christopher DiMeo play a pair of thieves who don't trust each other and plot against each other about the loot in jewels they've just made a haul with. Cowan wins in the end.

But she loses in number two as another robber Paul Calderon outsmarts her in an interesting battle of wits and nerve. Calderon gives an interesting explanation as to why he's turned to a life of crime.

In the last story young Rob Knepper who has made his fortune in the west has come east to entertain a business proposition whereby he's fronting for some robber barons in a stock swindle. When he realizes he's been taken and roped into the deal by Adrian Cowan he goes back to the rules of justice in the old west to get even.

Maybe there's a little too much philosophy and not enough action from material based on writings of the author Call Of The Wild and The Sea Wolf. But students of Jack London I think will like the trilogy.

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3 March 2012 (Kazakhstan) See more »

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Natural Born Thieves See more »


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