Synopsis: Adventurer James Brennan returns to Istanbul five years after being ejected under suspicion of diamond smuggling. In flashback, he recalls his last days there, his torrid love affair with Stephanie Bauer, the efforts of shady characters to obtain a strange ornament he received from a friend, and Stephanie's disappearance during a fire. Now that Brennan is back, Stephanie (or her double) reappears, and there's still the question of where the supposedly smuggled diamonds are...
Director(s): Joseph Pevney
Production: Universal
84 min

No regrets?

It's going away.

I don't want to go.

Are you going home?

Home is not the place

where you were born...

It's where you are happy.

There she goes.

Two weeks ago, I stood on her

decks when she came in...

wondering whether

Istanbul would like me.

Where were you two weeks ago?

Flying in a load of

machinery from England.

Flying in. Flying out.

You like that, do you?

The Army taught me how.

I haven't found anything

I like to do better..

Besides, I've got my own plane.

It's a lot nice, not getting shot at.

Jim, did you say goodbye

to a girl in England?

A girl? Uh-hm.

Safety of numbers, I always figured.

The important thing though is that...

Up till now there has never been

a place I was sorry to leave.

When I think of the vacations

I have wasted elsewhere!

Italy last year.

And North Africa the year before.

Don't think of yesterday.

Today is the important thing.

3.30! And I've been

here since half past 2.

Where is he?

When I finally find

him, he's having lunch.

He said he'd be right over.

Hi, Florian. What's wrong?

Ali said it was urgent.

At 2:
30, I came here to ask him to

take a load of machinery to Cairo.

It's already loaded in your plane.

Now it's most important.

Ali, that's all?

I should break your neck,

interrupting my lunch.

But Jim, I thought I

you wanted the business.

You mean to say

you're not interested?

- No, sorry.

- But it means a tidy sum.

Yeah, I know but I'm not

taking any jobs right now.

My firm has given you a

lot of business, Brennan.

Sure, I'm appreciate that but I'm

sticking around Istanbul awhile.

Of course, if your social life

means more to you than...

working with Florian & Temple,

we'll take our business elsewhere.

Jim, darling, I...

Oh... hi.

Good afternoon.

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Seton I. Miller

Seton Ingersoll Miller (May 3, 1902 – March 29, 1974) was an American screenwriter and producer. During his career, he worked with many notable film directors such as Howard Hawks and Michael Curtiz. Miller received two Oscar nominations and won once for Best Screenplay for fantasy romantic comedy film Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) along with Sidney Buchman. more…

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