Approved | | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance
An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's fiancee.
Originally, Lizabeth Scott had agreed to play the female lead. However, she bowed out after Mitchum was convicted for smoking marijuana, afraid it would hurt her career.
...I gave Jin $2000. I thought it was a fortune.
Lt. Duke Halliday: Don't tell me he clipped you?
Joan Graham: He called it 'borrowing.'
Lt. Duke Halliday: No security?
Joan Graham: Unless you call a nice smile security.
Lt. Duke Halliday: That's all you got for your money?
Joan Graham: Certainly was.
Lt. Duke Halliday: I'll tell you what, Chiquita, you believe ...
When Duke Halliday falls off the side of Jim Fiske's car, he lands on his left arm and is seen rubbing it. In the next scene, while speaking to Inspector General Ortega, Halliday is rubbing his right arm.
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