Bob Corey, recovering from a series of operations in a Veterans' hospital, learns that his friend, Steve Connelly, with whom he intended to buy a ranch, has disappeared under circumstance that indicate he may have been involved in a murder. Accompanied by his nurse, Julie Benson, with whom he has fallen in love, Bob follows a series of clues and incidents, including three more murders, that leads to a gambler, masquerading as an undertaker to avoid taxes on his illegal income, has a whole lot to do with his friend's predicament.
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That "White Heat" girl turns it on again!..
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Completed in October 1948, and bears a 1948 copyright statement on the opening credits, but not released until 1950. See more
Every time one of the principals takes a cab, it's always the same 1936 De Soto which had been part of the WB studio inventory since the mid-1930s, and was still being used in films, although by the time this one was made, post-WWII 1946-1947-1948 De Sotos had become the norm on most city streets. Likewise, the police chief of Los Angeles is still running around in another long time pre-WWII WB veteran vehicle, a 1940 Buick 4-door sedan. See more
[to Bob about Steve
I didn't only break his back the last ten days, I broke his heart,
Referenced in Major Crimes: Poster Boy
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Lyrics by Edmund Hamilton Sears
Music by Richard Storrs Willis
Heard at hospital christmas party. See more