One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer's back seat. Alan wants to turn it over to the police, but Jane, with luxury within her reach, persuades him to hang onto it "for a while." Soon, the Palmers are traced by one Danny Fuller, a sleazy character who claims the money is his. To hang onto it, Jane will need all the qualities of an ultimate femme fatale...and does she ever have them! Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
That's just to remind you... you're in a tough racket now!
Did You Know?
Reissued in 1955 under the title "Killer Bait". See more
Jane tells Danny they're going to Coldwater Canyon, but moments later they turn into the Bel-Air Estates, which is miles to the west of Coldwater Canyon (which doesn't even intersect with Sunset Blvd., which Danny notes they've just turned off of). See more
Stop it, Jane! If we don't report this, it's a felony. It's the same as stealing. It's a blind alley with a big barred gate at the end!
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