Harry and Archie are released from prison ready to collect their Social Security. How could they get into trouble at their age? Let's count the ways; A parole officer who is a famous criminal groupie, Dead end where people don't know they are dealing with dangerous, though older, criminals, a hit man who can barely see, but who still has an outstanding contract on them. Does anyone still rob trains? Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Friends for years. Legends for life. Tough guys forever.
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Did You Know?
was signed on to play Leon Little. However, in the weeks of filming, Caesar died of a heart attack and Eli Wallach
took over his role. See more
The locomotive used in the filming is Southern Pacific GS4 #4449, owned by the City of Portland, Oregon. On the locomotive's skirting above the pistons, the word "Daylight" is visible in a shot. When the locomotive was wrecked at the end of the movie, the words "Southern Pacific" are visible. The "Daylight" was an SP train from the 1940's for which the locomotive was built. However, throughout the film the train is called the "Gold Coast Flyer," and SP had no such train. See more
I'm tellin' ya, Harry...
I know, I know. We could have got away with it.
Did I say that before?
Every day for thirty years.
Featured in Century of Black Cinema
Written by Mitchell Parish
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