Three bumbling crooks buy a store so that they can rob the bank next door. When they soon discover the money they can make as legitimate businessmen, they abandon their plan. Trouble is, one of their cohorts, who's escaped from jail, won't let them. Written by
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[Talking about the bank
Listen, this is a pushover. Leo told us the vault was in the cellar and it's put together with glue!
Hallelujah! I ain't had my hands on a vault in close to a decade!
J. Chalmers 'Pressure' Maxwell
Oh, cut it, cut it, you goons! None of that Jesse James stuff! This situation calls for strategy.
Referenced in Small Time Crooks
Silent Night, Holy Night
Music by Franz Gruber
Lyrics by Joseph Mohr
English lyrics anonymous
Played by the Mission band and sung by the Mission singers on Christmas Eve See more