Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Vic Brady draws young Don Gregor into a life of crime. He then blackmails Gregor's plastic surgeon father into fixing up his face so he can evade the cops.
The film is set in Southern California, known for its abundance of sunlight. However, the sun is never seen. The action of the film takes place over several weeks, but always at night. According to one reviewer, this perpetual night and darkness gives the film an "otherworldly ambience".
Dr. Boris Gregor:
This afternoon, we had a long telephone conversation earlier in the day.
Various scenes show the same shadow from a tree in the first scene in the house of the father.
Released onto home video as a "Director's Cut," in which a striptease scene replaces the original segment of a blackface entertainer.