In San Francisco, Claire Alison and Dick Benedict try to avoid Martin Selkirk, who wants to break up their romance. Claire is upset because she is receiving letters from Selkirk containing articles about women who jilted their fiancés. The envelopes appear to have been addressed on a printing press. Selkirk finds them and breaks Benedict's jaw in a fight with brass knuckles. In Los Angeles Lorraine Jennings, Selkirk's former wife, contacts Claire offering help if Claire will testify on Lorraine's behalf in a custody battle over young David Selkirk. Claire visits them while Dick recuperates in the hospital. Claire spends the night at the Jennings home and hears a mysterious shot fired in the night. When she gets up to get a blank, she finds a printing press in the linen closet. Claire leaves the house contacting Perry the next morning. The next day Ralph Jennings walks with a pronounced limp saying it is arthritis and Selkirk is found murdered at his beach house. When Claire is charged... Written by
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Lt. Tragg uses a pocket knife to scratch his identifying mark on the butt of the murder weapon, a Smith and Wesson revolver. This would obliterate the serial number, which on Smith and Wesson revolvers is stamped on the butt, and real police officers always place their indentifying mark on the trigger guard or sideplate. See more
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