Niles and Carol Nelson are married doctors who save one of gang lord Gurney's men. Gurney exploits them, then kills Niles leaving Carol to take the fall. He next kidnaps writer Bill Stephens to write his biography. Knowing Bill will be killed when the biography is finished, Carol takes matters into her own hands. Written by
Ed Stephan <email@example.com>
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Did You Know?
was given top billing, in part, in order to further humiliate Kay Francis
, whose $200,000 annual salary and declining popularity had become a sore spot for Warner boss Jack L. Warner
. Aware of the motives, Bogey was unhappy that he was being used as a pawn in order to humiliate Francis in front of the public that had once admired her. After years of struggling as a relatively-unknown actor in b-films, he considered achieving his first top billing this way to be more salt in the wound. See more
The night scenes of the raid on the Gurney hideout are mismatched. It goes from day-for-night to what appears to be genuine darkness. See more
What do you want with me, Joe?
Well, I tell yuh, me and the boys are takin' a bit of a layoff while the pressure's on, and I got thinkin' about that book you wrote, you know, on Napoleon. Figured that him and me bein' so much alike, you'd like to do a little job for me.
What kind of job?
Well, every big man, you know, oughta have somebody to write his auto... uh, auto...
[unsure of the word
Yeah, that's it.
An autobiography is the story of a man's life written by himself.
I Wanna Go Back to Bali
Music by Harry Warren
Played when Joe receives the telephone call after the operation See more