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?
According to Robert Osborne
of Turner Classic Movies, this film was made in 1943. It is shown as being released in June 1945. Edwin Stanley
who played Phillips passed away in December 1944 prior to it being released. See more
When Richard sees his wife disappear into an empty apartment, the owner tells him that the place has "redone floors and all new wallpaper", yet every wall is plain paint. See more
Dr. Mark Hamilton
[on unsolved murder and perfect crime
Laws of chance are overwhelmingly against it, so are the laws of human nature. You see a murderer's whole safety depends upon a complication of lies. If he had no motive, no access, if his alibi is perfect, even if he feels no remorse, think of the strain he endures in knowing one error would be his undoing. That if he is forgetful enough to conflict one of his statements, his act of innocence is unconvincing in any details, if he so much as talks in his ...
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