Police Lt. Diamond is told to close his surveillance of suspected mob boss Mr. Brown because it's costing the department too much money with no results. Diamond makes one last attempt to uncover evidence against Brown by going to Brown's girlfriend, Susan Lowell. Written by
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The Most Startling Story The Screen Has Ever Dared Reveal!
Did You Know?
In what is arguably this film's most memorable scene, the weapon with which Richard Conte
's character so effectively bludgeons Cornel Wilde
's protagonist (albeit unbearably - and unforgettably - hearing-aid-enhanced), is the uncredited, offscreen contribution of the then hugely popular L.A.-based jazz ensemble, Shorty Rogers and His Giants
; and in particular, the excellent but - in this case - literally deafening drum solo of Shelly Manne
. See more
In the scene where Susan is having a drink in her apartment, there are shadows of plant leaves on a door in the background. However when Mr Brown comes in via another door, these shadows have vanished in the ensuing shots. See more
[Upon being offered a sandwich by Fante
I couldn't swallow any more salami.
Edited into Visions of Light