In the world of vintage radio drama, there are women and there are broads.
But when it comes to the crunch, both have one solitary tactic that is as reliable as the tides.
Dribbling, quivering, grovelling (and sometimes completely fake) waterworks.
Half the time, they have a pistol hidden in their knickers, but this works. Trust the writers of The Shadow, The Whistler, Dragnet, Rocky Jordan, Let George Do It, I was a Communist for the FBI, Inner Sanctum, Gunsmoke and Duffie's Tavern(oh no, sorry, that last one's just me. PAINFUL show >_<).
Not getting your way, girls? Let your spine turn to a limp noodle and bawl. You'll know when you've had the right effect when he throws back the rest of his third scotch and pops you one.