We discover that Dan Farrell's full name is Daniel Webster Farrell - named after the great American Jurist, orator and Congressman (1782-1852),
Billie Ramsay: [about her brother and his wife]: I won't deny their misery gave me a great deal of pleasure.
Dan Farrell: The very rich don't hang in this country. You know that as well as I do.
Dan saves an innocent life from the gas chamber just in time; the abolition of capital punishment was an important issue in many countries in the late 60s.