Not Rated | | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Actor Rex Reason was originally cast in this movie to portray Tierney or Detective Burke, but his agent was negotiating for him to play a bigger role in it, possibly that of Lee Marvin's villain, but since there was no agreement reached, Reason did not appear in the movie, even though some 1950s era books and magazines sources give him credit for this movie.
Lt. Ted Wilks:
It was bad judgment to bother a cop's widow about the love life of her husband.
Dave Bannion: Good or bad, it was my judgment.
Lt. Ted Wilks: You're missing the point. I'm the one that gets the pressure calls from upstairs. I'm the one that has to explain. You don't keep an ...
Dave Bannion: ...
The newspaper article concerning Duncan's suicide states that Duncan kept the issue of his illness from his wife, Bertha. When Dave later questions Bertha, she instead says that she can confirm that her husband was ill, which was the cause of the suicide.
These 2021 Sundance Film Festival headliners became household names thanks to some unforgettable roles early in their careers.