Herbert Wiggam has been the assistant cashier at his securities trading firm for 11 years. He has always been a loyal employee but things may be changing. He's advised by his boss that he will not be getting the head cashier position as that will going to another employee, who just happens to be his wife's favorite nephew. Wiggam goes ahead with an elaborate plan to steal $500,000 in bearer bonds that are scheduled for delivery late on a Friday afternoon. He's planned everything down to the minute - but has he forgotten one important factor?
Did You Know?
Miss Pomfritt's name is a reference to pomfrit, which is French for chip or French fry. See more
When Wiggam (Dick York) is planning the heist in the park, he states that the map on the checkerboard is of the office and personnel at '10 minutes to 4 on almost any Friday morning.' The heist is actually at the end of the day. See more
Herbert J. Wiggam
Shall we synchronize our watches, Gentlemen?