1958 Drama: When the truck transporting convicts has an accident, inmates John "Joker" Jackson (Tony Curtis) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier) make their escape. Shackled to each other, they are hostile and full of distrust, but since they are chained together they must help each other in their intent of going north to jump a train and reach freedom. As they take to the back roads, their initial feelings give way to mutual respect as they try to elude those out to get them. 1 hr. 36 min.