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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Did You Know?
The film was considered very daring for its time. Cornel Wilde
's detective character is clearly having a casual sexual relationship with Helene Stanton
's Rita, while the film quite openly infers that the two henchmen played by Lee Van Cleef
and Earl Holliman
are in a homosexual relationship. 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
Mr. Brown is a very reasonable man. You don't know him.
Oh, is he? Well I'm not. I intend to make life very difficult for your Mr. Brown.
You shouldn't talk like that, Lieutenant. You're overstepping your authority.
Joe, the man has reason to hate me. His salary is $96.50 a week. The busboys in my hotel make better money than that. Don't you see, Joe? He's a righteous man.