PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17th, 1950.
The term "pete" is used to describe a vault or safe. Two of the stars of the movie, Falk and Boyle, are named Peter.
What do you want to hear first, I did the Lindbergh kidnapping, or I started the Korean War?
When they are looking for the candy company safe, they have a scene in the room with tumblers full of different color gum balls. The gum balls in each tumbler should all be the same color, because the color is added in these tumblers, a different color for each tumbler.
The film opens with Universal's early 1940's logo and closes with the 1970's logo.
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