Synopsis: Sexy beautician Clara Calhoun, who has a bookie operation in her back room, connives with her boyfriend, mob collector Duke Martin, to stage a robbery of the day's take. But the caper turns violent; a cop and Duke's partner are shot; and Duke arranges for innocent Steve Ryan, owner of the car they stole, to be framed. At first homicide detective Mickey Ferguson thinks Steve is guilty, despite his attraction to Steve's sister Rosie. And the suave but ruthless Duke won't hesitate to keep it that way with more of his perfumed bullets...
Director(s): Anthony Mann
Production: Eagle-Lion
Rotten Tomatoes:
72 min


Clara I positively feel like a new woman

how do you like it like it honey I just

hope you get home safely

okay time to get your money up on the

eight to ten for an Halle Berry we're

closing up oh Claire I just pick me a

shoe shop dearie you could lose your dog

just as easy tomorrow

I thought the customer was always right

Claire since when

and I got a right to a date once in a

while after all I run this deal as a

convenience to people like you and

believe me it's a headache all right

Claire good night good night

count the take for the week yeah yeah

well most 5,000 good race either close

the front door tight will you

no noise understand no noise

get back from it

Kowalski listen this is the docs house

I'm gonna leave you here see we'll have

to turn you in but don't worry I'll pull

strings and get yours how are you listen

you don't say anything see just this guy

that was madly on the job is the same

guy that owns the truck

Steve Ryan Steve Ryan you understand

your sticker

if you don't I'll get to you yeah that's


that's all right just the way it


yeah okay now about the laundry truck

what color was it

gray the two guys one was dark the other

had sandy hair you sure right

no no they're they both had dark hair

how do you know I don't know I was there

like a fish most of the time which one

had sandy hair the one who shot the cop

and you say they both had black hair

both dark seems you were a little upset

you're sure one of them had sandy hair

what do you think I do for a living

captain every day of my life

first thing I do is look at a person's

hair the one who shot the cop had sandy

hair Mickey will you

okay mind reader you didn't know either

one of them nobody has ever seen before.

Kylie no you still huh got some more

dope on that O'Hara thing the truck was

gray one of the men had sandy hair

broadcast all cars car 15 car 15 at the

doctor's home 771 Ellen would a gunshot


you remember anything else know what

that's all endcaps not quite everybody

in town seems to think betting on the

bank tails is good clean fun except us

we got a different viewpoint because

we've read about a city ordinance that

says no to that sort of entertainment.

Jim take these ladies down to Bunco

sergeant Keating I suppose you think

iron bars can hold me they worked out

pretty good so far all cars additional

on the beauty shop robbery

the truck was grazed one of the suspects

has sandy hair that is all all right

make each job baby now I've got some

extradition stuff to work out you know

there may be something in this the

regulation Navy scarf initials and all

take a while honey surplus stores over

three million guys in the Navy including

me still was a pretty good Navy shotgun

do a lot of damage with a thing like

this that's enough VI matter isn't

O'Hara we were rookies kneel ninth

precinct yeah he broke me in but on the

waterfront had a heart as big as a house

could be FBI but O'Hara was one of us

you're not kidding

take this stuff down to the lab get a

receipt for it chub you better work with

him and check that gunshot call there

may be something in it.

Oh Ferguson I don't have to tell you to

plug hard on this no Mack you don't have

to tell me that

is too bad yes it is too bad you had a

nice trade worked up a good spot thing

like a holdup ruins it

I hate to lose it yes I hate to lose it

women should be struck regularly like


that's from Oscar Wilde boom give it

back to him

okay Calhoun here it is you're out on

bail I'll fix the gambling rap that's a

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John C. Higgins

John C. Higgins (April 28, 1908 – July 2, 1995) was an American screenwriter. During the 1930s and early 1940s, the Winnipeg, Canada-born scribe worked on mostly complex murder mystery films, including the Spencer Tracy film Murder Man (1935). During the late 1940s, Higgins continued to pen thrillers, including semidocumentary-style films, including director Anthony Mann's He Walked By Night, Raw Deal, T-Men and Border Incident. Higgins also wrote horror films like the Basil Rathbone starrer The Black Sleep (1956) and Higgins last film Daughters of Satan (1972). Higgins also wrote the science fiction film Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964) and the adventure film Impasse (1969). more…

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