Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
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Did You Know?
After The Cop was shot in his right shoulder, He appeared in the office drinking coffee with Edmund Obrian. First he was drinking coffee from a very light colored cup,Then reverse angle A dark cup appeared in his hand. So when they cut from over the shoulder angle to front angle, the cup goes light, dark, light, dark, light, dark. See more
Toward the beginning, when Cody goes to wake up Verma, it's revealed that she's wearing her high heels when she's asleep. See more
It's always "somebody tipped them." Never "the cops are smart."
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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