Bogart plays a man convicted of murdering his wife who escapes from prison in order to prove his innocence. Bogart finds that his features are too well known, and is forced to seek some illicit backroom plastic surgery. The entire pre-knife part of the film is shot from a Bogart's-eye-view, with us seeing the fugitive for the first time as he starts to recuperate from the operation in the apartment of a sympathetic young artist (played by Bacall) for whom he soon finds affection. But what he's really after is revenge. Written by
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TOGETHER AGAIN! (original one-sheet poster)
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Did You Know?
The playing on the phonograph of "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan" as Vincent is recuperating at Irene's apartment after his surgery may have been an arcane wink to the audience. It was used in "The Big Sleep." In that movie it was played when Vivian Rutledge (Bacall) pays off Marlowe (Bogart) at the gambling joint-nightclub. See more
Vincent Parry wore his bandages on his face for over two weeks but only had about two days of beard growth. The human male beard would grow about 3/4 to a inch in over two weeks on average for a man like Parry. See more
[after operating on Vicent Perry, Dr.coley says goodbye
Dr. Walter Coley
The artist in me wishes he could see what a nice job I've done, but I never will. Goodbye, and good luck.
Music by Vincent Rose
(based on "E lucevan le stelle" in the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini
Played on the car radio at the beginning See more