Passed | | Film-Noir, Thriller
A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.
The playing on the phonograph of "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan" as Vincent is recuperating at Irene's apartment after his surgery may have been an arcane wink to the audience. It was used in the previous Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall movie The Big Sleep (1946), when Vivian Rutledge (Bacall) paid off Marlowe (Bogart) at the gambling joint-nightclub.
I hope I'm not a coward when you start in.
Dr. Walter Coley: We're all cowards. There's no such thing as courage. There's only fear, the fear of getting hurt. And the fear of dying. That's why human beings live so long.
Dr. Walter Coley: You won't feel any pain with this. I'm gonna' ...
The Powell Street cable line does not run anywhere near Telegraph Hill where Parry supposedly boards a passing car that takes him downtown.
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