Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
While on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and attempts to prevent it.
1948 was a good year for director Anatole Litvak with this film proving a success at the box office. His other film of that year was The Snake Pit (1948), another sizeable hit, that also attracted considerable critical attention (mainly for Olivia de Havilland's performance as a mental patient) as ... ...
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Though no justification is officially given for why Sally Lord would betray her husband, Fred, and warn Henry about being investigated by the DA, it is clear throughout the movie she never got over her love affair with Henry, even jeopardizing her marriage to try to save him.
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