PG | | Action, Crime, Thriller
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
W. Dee Kutach, the Texas prison parole board chairman who denies Doc McCoy (Steve McQueen) his parole in the opening minutes of the film, was actually a prison official at the time the movie was made - he was the Assistant Director for Treatment for the Texas Department of ... ...
Parole Board Chairman:
I think we can begin. First parole request for Carter 'Doc' McCoy.
When Carol discovers in the train station that her locker key has been switched, she is holding the key for locker number 090. When she hands it to Doc and we see it shortly after, the locker number on the key is 249.
To get permission to release the film in Spain, which at the time was ruled by Francisco Franco, an additional sequence was tacked onto the end in which McCoy is captured and returned to prison, because it's bad for the moral health of the people to show that criminals can escape from paying their debt to society.
An Old Fashioned Love Song
Written by Paul Williams
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