Radio warns of a mental patient escaped from a hospital into a severe New Mexico blizzard. At the rail-stop near the sanitarium, a huge, old cowboy boards the train & calms a rattled family with tall tales of the West, as the besieged train grinds to a halt. Totally entranced is the family's young boy, dressed as a gunslinger. Is the patient the old cowpoke ?
Did You Know?
Scatman Crothers, the bartender character, also played in Stanley Kubrick's Shining, which also talked about a blizzard, at least in the first scene, involving Crothers. See more