Passed | | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message.
The IMDb cast list reflects the order in the original 1948 designed screen credits; however, in the 2 years before it was eventually released theatrically, the stature of the players had changed dramatically, and so the 1950 designed advertising material lists them in a much revised order: Mayo and MacRae in large type above the title, O'Brien, Clark, and Lindfors in that order, in much smaller type below the title.
Can't you help us, doc? Can't you do something?
Quong's Doctor: I'm afraid the next time he talks it'll be to his ancestors.
Every time one of the principals takes a cab, it's always the same 1936 De Soto which had been part of the WB studio inventory since the mid-1930s, and was still being used in films, although by the time this one was made, post-WWII 1946-1947-1948 De Sotos had become the norm on most city streets. Likewise, the police chief of Los Angeles is still running around in another long time pre-WWII WB veteran vehicle, a 1940 Buick 4-door sedan.