Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After an innocent man is executed in a case he was responsible for, a Scotland Yard superintendent finds himself investigating the murder of his key witness.
Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre both starred in Casablanca (1942).
Mrs. Vicky Benson:
You ought to have a police whistle too - just in case.
Victor Emmric: Yes, I should, but how would you blow a whistle if somebody cut your throat?
Mrs. Vicky Benson: I never thought of that - no wind!
When Supt. Buckley is at the cemetery excavating Kendall's body; Both Emmric and Mrs. Benson show up. But Emmric and Mrs. Benson are civilians and the excavation is a police matter. The film does not explain how they found out about the excavation in the first place and why they were allowed to stay there. Even Grodman, a former Superintendent, had to get invited by Buckley.
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