Cinema: Shaggy Crook Story

CHARLEY VARRICK

Directed by DON SIEGEL

Screenplay by HOWARD RODMAN and DEAN RIESNER

Charley Varrick and Nadine used to have an airplane act. Nadine did a wing walk; Charley did some fancy stunting, acting drunk. When air circuses got scarce, Charley and Nadine set to supplementing their income by knocking over banks. Nothing big, just small Southwestern cheeseboxes in which local citizens stash their savings.

Purely by accident, Charley and Nadine finally score big in Tres Cruces, N. Mex. There are a couple of snags. Nadine (Jacqueline Scott), shot in the side during the getaway,...

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