After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared... Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
The greatest true comedy robbery of all time!
Did You Know?
This film was made and released about two years after its source non-fiction novel "Big Stick-Up at Brink's!" by author Noel Behn
was first published in 1977. Behn interviewed five of the actual Brink's Job robbers and his publisher maintained that almost one thousand hours of interviews were recorded on audio tape. See more
The first time the whole group enters Brinks, Tony is showing them around and at one point, for a joke, he tells them that they have to get down and crawl, "like John Wayne in Sands of Iwo Jima". The Brinks robbery took place in January 1950, The Sands of Iwo Jima was not released until march 1950. See more
Your Honor, I can't do no 20 years.
Well do as much as you can, son.
Accentuate the Positive
Written by Harold Arlen
and Johnny Mercer
Sung by Bing Crosby
and The Andrews Sisters
(as The Andrew Sisters)
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more