Not Rated | | Western
Character study of a Doctor who saves a local criminal from a mob who are trying to hang him, but then tries to control the life of the young man, realizing that he can exploit his secret.
Gary Cooper had a full face-lift and other cosmetic surgery on 16 April 1958, two months before filming began. The procedure was carried out at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital by Dr John Converse, one of the leading plastic surgeons in the United States. Newspaper articles commenting on the effects of the operation said Cooper's face now looked quite different and the procedure had not been successful.
Dr. Joseph 'Doc' Frail:
Rune, this is Frenchy Plant. Never believe a word he says and never let him get behind you in the dark.
When Dr. Frail returns home from the first poker game he reveals to Rune that they are going to start a new "regime" for their daily activities. A regime is a prevailing form of government. What he should have said was "regimen" which is a regulated course of living.