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Sandra Carpenter (Lucille Ball) is a London-based dancer who is distraught to learn that her friend has disappeared. Soon after the disappearance, she's approached by Harley Temple (Charles Coburn), a police investigator who believes her friend has been murdered by a serial killer who uses personal ads to find his victims. Temple hatches a plan to catch the killer using Sandra as bait, and Sandra agrees to help. But complications arise when Sandra becomes engaged to a nightclub owner.

Release Date

September 5, 1947

Running Time

102 minutes

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George Sanders

George Sanders

Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball

Charles Coburn

Charles Coburn

Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff


Director Douglas Sirk

Screenplay Leo Rosten

Producer James Nasser

Cinematography William H. Daniels

Editing "John M. Foley James E. Newcom"

Music Michel Michelet

Distributor United Artists

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