Approved | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.
Sam Spiegel brought Lillian Hellman into the project, but had her script re-written. He then refused to show her a final cut before the film's release. He was also responsible for signing the then relatively unknown Robert Redford as Bubber, and lighting cameraman Joseph LaShelle, who replaced Robert Surtees after he... ...
Well now, Sheriff, it's nice to know that you're out here on patrol.
Sheriff Calder: No, no, I'm not on patrol. Just lookin' for an ice cream cone, that's all.
Every locomotive seen in railroad scenes is diesel powered, but all sounds are from steam locomotive whistles. Diesels use horns, not whistles.
$5,000,000 (USA) (31 December 1966)
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