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?
The train robbery which opens the film, appears to have been closely based on the robbery of Southern Pacific's "Gold Special" by the DeAutremont Brothers in 1923. See more
After the prison break, the men are in their cabin hideout when the phone rings. Cody gets angry and rips it off the wall with several violent tugs yet the wire never moves. Once the phone comes completely loose, it's apparent that the phone was never hooked up to the wire in the first place. See more
I'll take care of that when I get out.
That's what I told myself. And I'll help you Cody, like always. You'll be out soon! Back on top of the world.
With your arm, Ma, nothing can stop me.
That's right, son.
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Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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