Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.
The 1986 song 'In a Lonely Place' by American rock group Smithereens is inspired by the film. The lyrics contain lines from the movie dialog.
Do you look down on all women or just the ones you know?
Dixon Steele: I was pretty nice to you.
Frances Randolph: No, not to me. But you were pretty nice.
In Laurel's apartment, as Mel talks with her about Dixon, his right arm is by his side. In the next shot as he walks over towards the script on the table, his right hand is in his jacket pocket.
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