Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. An immediate local favorite, this film received its initial telecast in Omaha Thursday 18 December 1958 on KETV (Channel 7), followed by Chicago Monday 5 January 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2); it afterwards aired in Milwaukee 29 April 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), in Phoenix 10 May 1959 on KVAR (Channel 12), in Seattle 9 July 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7), in Minneapolis 22 September 1959 on WTCN (Channel 11), in Detroit 11 November 1959 on WJBK (Channel 2), in Pittsburgh 25 November 1959 on KDKA (Channel 2), in Philadelphia 1 January 1960 on WCAU (Channel 10), in St. Louis 28 May 1960 on KMOX (Channel 4), in New York City 19 August 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Los Angeles 7 July 1961 on KNXT (Channel 2), and in San Francisco 16 September 1961 on KPIX (Channel 5). The 2K digital restoration was released on DVD 12 March 2013 as part of the Criterion Collection, and it also now receives an frequent welcome cable television airing on Turner Classic Movies.
We thought you'd been killed.
Stephen Neale: Not quite.
The way that cake box was flung around and handled, the cake would have been crumbled and in clumps when he got it out to serve to the blind man on the train. At least, most of the frosting would have been stuck to the inside of the box.
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