Passed | | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier.
Columbia paid director/producer Allen H. Miner $40,000 for the rights to this story, which is based on a real smallpox outbreak in New York City in 1947. Millions of New Yorkers were vaccinated against the disease - without causing panic.
Dr. Wood was right when he said there was a drive in that girl.
When Sheila is convinced to go to the clinic, the nurse offers her a glass of water. That would not be done if her temperature had to be taken. It would possibly give a false reading. Plus, any good nurse would have spotted her as "sick" the moment she laid eyes on Sheila.