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
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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
Both the pawn ticket and the pawnbroker give the date of receipt of the locket as 7/9. But the log book shows the date as 8/22. See more
[on the phone with Lt. Egan
Hello Egan, this is Mason, somebody's been in my house tonight. No nothing has been taken, something's been added, the wedding ring my wife wore when she went away.
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