Promoter Frankie Christopher, being grilled by police in the murder of model Vicky Lynn, recalls in flashback: First meeting her as a waitress, Frankie decides to parlay her beauty into social acceptance and a lucrative career. He succeeds only too well: she's on the eve of deserting him for Hollywood...when someone kills her. Now Frankie gets the feeling that Inspector Ed Cornell is determined to pin the killing on him and only him. He's right. And the only one he can turn to for help is Jill, the victim's sister, who's been cool toward him... Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
When Laird Cregar
went on a ride-along with L.A. police during the shoot, he was caught up in a real shooting. Cregar also reported for work shortly after an emergency appendectomy, against his doctor's orders. See more
When Cornell asks Christopher for a lift he tells him to drop him at 58th and Madison.The car pulls up in front of brownstone apartments. There are only stores on 58th and Madison in NYC, no brownstones. See more
Is that all?
No, but the rest of it isn't on the menu.
You couldn't afford it if it was.
Featured in American Grindhouse
Music and lyrics by Bobby Troup
Deleted scene, sung by Betty Grable
. Included in Extras section of dvd. See more