PG | | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1933, during the Depression, Shack the brutal conductor of the number 19 train has a personal vendetta against the best train hopping hobo tramp in the Northwest, A No. 1.
Keith Carradine's character Cigaret is named after the moniker that Jack London adopted on the road.
There's only one 'bo that's got the stuff to try me, and you ain't even on the list.
After A-No-1 hits Shack in the arm with the ax there is a lot of blood on Shack's arm, but there is no blood on the ax.
All UK versions are cut by 3 secs by the BBFC to remove shots of 2 men being hit with a live chicken during a fight scene.