Synopsis: Los Angeles aircraft worker Barry Kane evades arrest after he is unjustly accused of sabotage. Following leads, he travels across the country to New York trying to clear his name by exposing a gang of fascist-supporting saboteurs led by apparently respectable Charles Tobin. Along the way, he involves Pat Martin, eventually preventing another major act of sabotage. They finally catch up with Frank Frye, the man who actually committed the act of sabotage at the aircraft factory.
Genre: Thriller, War
Director(s): Alfred Hitchcock
Production: MCA Universal Home Video
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
109 min

was filled with gasoline.

You ought to be able to help us.

Yes. That's why

we want to look around.

Why -

I can't talk about it now.

Yeah. Sorry, but, you see, there was -

I wouldn't give her too much of that.

- I know it affects me -

- Yes, I've got to hurry back.

Thank you very much.

Try some of this, Mrs Mason.

It'll make you feel better.

There were two detectives just here.

- They were looking for you.

- For me?

I guess they wanted

to ask more questions.

- Here. Try this.

- No. That wasn't it.

They wanted to arrest you.

They said that the fire extinguisher

was filled with gasoline.

That you killed him.

That I killed -

Why, are they crazy?

Why would I want to do a thing -

Ken was my best friend!

Haven't they talked to Fry?

They said that there was no

such man employed at the plant as Fry.

Why, I saw him! I saw him twice!

Ken saw him too!

He was with us at the fire.

He handed me the extinguisher.

Ken said, "Don't I get to play?"

He was kidding. I handed it to him.

Fry was right there with us, I'm sure!

Why, he must have known

there was gasoline in it.

He must have known!

He stood right there with us

and watched.

Please go.

Don't you believe me?

Do you think I had

something to do with this?

I didn't tell the police anything.

Oh, I don't know!

It's all so confused and so terrible.

I don't know what they're talking

about! Why don't they get Fry?

You'd better go.

Alright. I'll go.

I've got to find Fry,

or Ken won't be the last one to die.

I saw him go in there.


- What?

- That tune you're whistling.

Oh, I didn't even know I was whistling.

That's a sign you must be pretty happy.

Easy to see

there's nothing on your mind.

Oops. That must have been Junior.

- Junior?

- Yeah, that rock.

I know every one from

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Peter Viertel

Peter Viertel (16 November 1920 – 4 November 2007) was an author and screenwriter. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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