Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.
The script was co-written by Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder. Wilder didn't get on with the famous novelist, whose constant drinking irritated him. Wilder effectively exorcised his demons about dealing with alcoholics with his next film, The Lost Weekend (1945).
Well, hello there, Mr. Neff.
The movie is set in 1938, but at Stanwyck's house the radio is playing "Tangerine" which wasn't written until 1942.
Opening credits are shown over a silhouette of a man on crutches, walking toward the camera.
$5,720,000 (USA) (31 December 1944)
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