Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Three strangers, each with a serious problem in their lives, share a sweepstakes ticket which they wished upon together before a Chinese idol.
John Huston was inspired to write the story after he bought an odd statue in London.
The best friendships are made on short acquaintance and last a very brief time.
When David and Janet are talking; she is holding a lighter in her right hand then holds the hand above the table and away from her. But on the following cut which is a reverse shot; the hand is now resting on the table and closer to her.
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