Richard Mason is slightly hurt in a car accident but pretends that his injuries are worse so that he cannot accompany his wife, Kathryn on a trip to the mountains. He does, however, kill her on a lonely mountain road. Or did he? He smells her perfume, finds her jewelry, sees an envelope addressed in her handwriting. He goes back to the scene of the crime to find ... what? Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
SUSPENSE...SUSPICION...MAN-WOMAN DESIRES! (original print ad - all caps)
Did You Know?
The same exact brooch worn by Bogart's wife in the film is the same one worn by Ingrid Bergman in her opening scene in "Casablanca.". Also, the actual "Maltese Falcon" is seen perched on top of a file cabinet at the police homicide bureau. See more
Richard closes an open window in his office so he won't hear the song being played outside his window. He has been away from his office for several days at Rainbow Lake. See more
Dr. Mark Hamilton
I knew everything there was to know, but I didn't know enough to get married.
How Sweet You Are
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Played after Richard leaves the phone booth, talks to the operator and Dr. Hamilton, and out on the terrace See more