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An insurance man's (Dick Powell) affair with a blonde (Lizabeth Scott) leads to guilt, murder and a confession to his wife (Jane Wyatt).

Release Date

August 24, 1948

Running Time

86 minutes


Dick Powell

Dick Powell

Lizabeth Scott

Lizabeth Scott

Jane Wyatt

Jane Wyatt


Director André de Toth

Screenplay Karl Kamb, André de Toth (uncredited), William Bowers (uncredited)

Producer Samuel Bischoff

Cinematography Harry J. Wild

Editing Walter Thompson

Distributor United Artists

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