While filming a scene requiring a sunset on a beach in Utah, a group of high schoolers nearly delayed the shoot. Apparently, the students were driving on the sand, and got their van stuck in the middle of the shot.
Jimmy whispers to Death poem 3 of "Black Riders" by Stephen Crane: "In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said: "Is it good, friend?" "It is bitter - bitter," he answered; "But I like it because it is bitter, And because it is my heart."