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.
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
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Did You Know?
Soon after the train robbery, the informant Willie is seen reporting to Agent Evans that he's turned up nothing yet about the stolen money. Evans replies, "We haven't buried any tin cans, Willie - keep looking." By that, Evans meant sarcastically that the agents hadn't stolen and buried the money for themselves, so the money was still out there somewhere. See more
Roughly 33 minutes in. As Evans and Pardo drink coffee, Evans' coffee cup changes several times from a dark to a light cup. See more
"Come out with your hands up," the man says. How do you like that Ma? Here's my answer. You dirty -
[fires his shotgun
- That was Cody Jarrett talkin'!
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Referenced in Cheers: Norm's First Hurrah
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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