Frank Anderson and partner visit three time loser Art Crowley with a bottle of whiskey to entice him to join them in a robbery. Anderson offers to pay $700 but tears the seven bills in half so that Crowley receives the rest after the robbery. The three rob the Hargrove Finance Company the next day. They hold the three employees at gunpoint in the noisy office with a bad air conditioning fan. The manager Charles Hays refuses to open the safe so Anderson knocks him out and has "Pop" open the safe while Crowley acts as a guard. Fourteen year old Nicky Renzi sees Anderson hide the money in an abandoned house near his. After taking the money, he visits Perry to see if he can keep the money but Perry is unable to answer due to Nicky's limited answers. Nicky shows the money to his grandfather Anthony 'Pops' Renzi who tells him they must turn it over to the police. At that moment the police arrive. They have found Anderson dead in the abandoned house along with a crowbar bearing Renzi's ... Written by
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Two of the guest stars, Eduardo Ciannelli and Elisha Cook Jr., had previously co-starred in Dillinger (1945). See more
Crowley: Well, like they say, here's mud in your eye. It's good whiskey, Anderson. Thanks for the bottle.