One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer's back seat. Alan wants to turn it over to the police, but Jane, with luxury within her reach, persuades him to hang onto it "for a while." Soon, the Palmers are traced by one Danny Fuller, a sleazy character who claims the money is his. To hang onto it, Jane will need all the qualities of an ultimate femme fatale...and does she ever have them!
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That's just to remind you... you're in a tough racket now!
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Both of the film's female leads enjoyed long lives with Lizabeth Scott (age 92) and Kristine Miller (age 89) each passing away in 2015. See more
Kathy, the sister-in-law, is a single women and yet she has a fashionable blouse that buttons up the back when she searches the Palmer's apartment after her brother disappears. But she could have used a zipper hook helper instead of another person. See more
Jane, Jane, what's happening to us? The money sits down there in an old leather bag, and yet it's tearing us apart. It's poison, Jane. It's changing you. It's changing both of us.
I wish it were that simple, Allan, but I haven't changed. It's the way I am. You've got to let me keep that money.
Don't, don't, Jane.
No, Allan, I won't let you just give it away. Chances like this are never offered twice. This is it. I've been waiting for it, dreaming of it all my life - even when I was a kid. And ...
References The Luck of the Irish