A debonair stranger insinuates himself into a small town to investigate its most respected citizen, who's liquidating his assets on the Q.T. The outsider gets close by romancing the wealthy man's Southern belle daughter. What's the money for: blackmail, gambling debts, an affair ? Is the stranger a fortune hunter or something more ? Written by
Did You Know?
This was a pilot for a proposed series to be called "Shadow of a Man", based (uncredited) on the novel "Double Indemnity" by James M. Cain
, filmed previously as Double Indemnity
(1944). See more