During the 1950s California aging bank robber Roy "Mad Dog" Earle is pardoned after 8 years in prison.Once out of prison, Roy,at the request of his crime boss "Big Mac",decides to pull one more heist before retiring.His target is a fancy mountain resort hotel where employee Louis Mendoza is Roy's "inside man".Roy Earle's team of robbers include hotheaded Babe,Red and dance-hall girl Marie.Marie falls for Roy but he only thinks of innocent young girl Velma whom he recently met.Velma has a slight foot handicap and smitten Roy plans to pay for her foot surgery with his share of the loot.Unfortunately,the robbery doesn't go as planned.
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Dennis Hopper makes an early acting appearance as the boy that Shelley Winters dances with at the house party in L.A. See more
During the hotel robbery there is an employee holding a tray with an ice bucket and empty glasses. The sound of the glasses jingling together is heard, but the glasses themselves are not moving. See more
[Pouring a drink
It's like the doc says... if i don't lay off this stuff, it's gonna knock ME off, but I'm gonna die anyway.
So are you.
So what? Nobody ever left this world alive.
[Holding up his glass
To you, Roy!
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