Passed | | Crime, Drama, Romance
A brilliant, successful criminal defense attorney's life is turned upside down when he takes on a case of a murdered woman who turns out to be an old flame who left him 10 years ago.
The opening scene features Otto Kruger playing a Pinball Machine. This is the earliest known on-screen appearance of a Pinball Machine in a major production. At the time, flippers had not yet been invented and pinball machines were often used for gambling. There was a lot of public debate at the time as to whether pinball was a game of skill or chance, and it was banned in many parts of the country. The movie played on that debate with Kruger making a bet with his lady-friend, and when complimented for his luck, replies "Not luck - skill."
I thought we ought to understand each other.
Catherine: Oh, I understand you much too well. I'm taking half a loaf because I know its all I'll ever get. You didn't suspect me of wanting more, did you Barry?
Kent Barringer: I think its a safe rule to assume that the woman always...