Approved | | Western
According to a contemporary article in the Los Angeles Times, Alan Ladd and Kirk Douglas were being considered for the male lead in this film.
You've changed, Wes.
Wes Anderson: Nobody stays the same.
Wes was covering the bank personnel while he and Tom were leaving, yet failed to notice the bank president reaching into his jacket for what turned out to be a small pistol. Error 1: not frisking all captives for weapons. Error 2: not noticing the reach despite looking straight at it. Error 3: not waiting till Tom was out the door and in the car before backing away.
Opening credits roll up from behind the scene of mountains, and include "Photographed in Natural Vision 3 Dimension",