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Brenda de Banzie
San Francisco ex-con Eddie Pedak wants to go straight but local cop Mike Vido, motivated by a personal vendetta, keeps harassing him while Eddie's brother, Walter, wants Eddie for one last major heist.
After surviving a plane crash, a couple tries to find out why one of the passengers was carrying four wills for a million dollars, with each one naming him as the beneficiary.Written by
This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Wednesday 13 March 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Seattle Thursday 14 March 1957 on KING (Channel 5), by Philadelphia Tuesday 19 March 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6) , by New Haven CT Wednesday 27 March 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), and by Chicago Friday 29 March 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2); it first aired in Altoona PA 3 April 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Portland OR 4 April 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Hartford CT 18 April 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), and in Norfolk VA 6 June 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3); it was first seen in Minneapolis 18 October 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9) and in San Francisco 9 April 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); in New York City its earliest documented airing was 25 July 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
This was a tight, neat little thriller, better than most of its kind at the time. I guess you would call it a true noir, which the House on 92nd Street was not quite. It wasn't totally plausible, but it was close enough for what it was. The supporting cast was all good with what they had to do, especially lovable Edmund Gwenn in an against-type villainous role. I would like to comment on Signe Hasso. I fell in love with her in The House on 92nd Street, and saw this movie not long after that. She was a good actress, very unappreciated I felt, and never looked more gorgeous than she did in this film. I find even now that most people have never heard of her and am glad to find from various postings about her movies on this website that she had other fans. The last minute change of heart for her character in the movie, who had been well portrayed as a rather cold, scheming adventuress was a bit unrealistic, but that's Hollywood of old. All in all I liked the flick. James Craig was a hunk, sort of Clark Gable, but not quite.
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