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.
Jane Greer got the female lead, because studio head Howard Hughes didn't want to risk using Jane Russell, RKO's biggest female star, in case the public would turn against Robert Mitchum, because of his jail sentence for smoking marijuana. Greer and ... ...
Lt. Duke Halliday:
It'll be getting dark soon. I hate the thought of spending the night with an empty revolver.
Joan Graham: There's always me.
Lt. Duke Halliday: Tonight you gotta pick?
The initial scenes are set in the city of Veracruz, but were filmed in Tehuacán. While the action is still taking place in Veracruz, you can clearly see the name Tehuacán on a building.
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