Desperate for a job to help him support his family, Jim Norman takes a position teaching high school in the town where his brother was murdered in front of him by teenage bullies twenty-seven years before. The teens who committed the crime are long dead, but now the kids in Jim's new class keep dying and being replaced by new students who look like the deceased hoodlums.
Did You Know?
The locomotive that was used for the crash scenes that killed the greasers in the train tunnel scenes in the film, was the Southern Pacific 5021. A 4-10-2-type steam locomotive built by ALCO in 1926. It's currently on display at the RailGiants Train Museum in Fairplex, Pomona, California. See more
The train accident that killed the greasers happened in 1963. The train that hit their 1955 Chevy, killing them, was the Southern Pacific 5021. The Southern Pacific 5021 was retired in 1955 and was the only train of its kind preserved and donated to the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society on March 8, 1956. It's not possible for that train to have killed the gang in 1963. See more
You know I bet Vinnie here a whole nickel, that your old clunker wouldn't burn rubber Jimmy. But I was wrong, everything burns.