the same plot and the same characters
Updated version of the story.
Apparent costume reference, in which Mr. Montgomery's rather dorky porkpie fedora and Ms. Russll's loud checked overcoat are both given to a character in the later film.
Poster is displayed when Zampanò buys Italian ice.
Movie is similar to current case
Steele provides the production information as it may relate to the case.
At one point, Walter Stuckel (Fred Ward) asks Joel Levison (Brion James) if he's ever seen the original version of "D.O.A." Levison says he has, and that it was remade by Disney. (James was in the remake.)
Makes reference to, including full usage of the opening lines.
in its story.
Referenced in dialogue early in the film.
The plot of the movie is reported as a newstory
clip shown on television screen
Is playing on the TV when Randi discovers Doug's dead body.
You see Lucinda watching a movie with the words "The Remains of Raymond Rakubian" on screen.
Appears on screen in the movie theater visited by Jack Bristow.
footage appears throughout
Is featured in full length as backdrop
Clip with Edmond O'Brien is shown.
The main character is watching the film at one point, and the story pays some homage to the seminal noir film.
Being watched on TV at the beginning of the film
Roger de Swans asks Leg McGuffin to solve his murder before it takes place as he has been poisoned with a luminous toxin.