Jerome Klee is a powerful and much disliked businessman. He's made his fortune in the oil industry and his sole goal in life seems to be make as much money as he possibly can. He's contracted with Allen Winford to drill a test well on ranch land owned by Jason Rohan. Oil is found there but he decides not to exercise his option having just signed a lucrative deal with the Prince of a Middle East country. That's bad news for Winford, whose small company would have finally made the big time, and for Rohan, who has been spending money he's not yet been paid. At home, Klee has dropped his long-time mistress in favor of a young French actress. An attempt is made on Klee's life when someone shoots at him. Winford, who is with him, sees the shooter and knocks Klee down, saving his life. Besides Winford, Klee has taken advantage of the others who work for him. All in all, it's no surprise when Klee is found murdered with Winford's monkey ranch and his truck is seen leaving the scene. When ... Written by
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The substance used to obtain an impression of the tire tread left at the murder site was too viscous to use for that purpose. Whatever substance is used. It has to be thin enough to run
into every crack and crevice of the impression it is supposed to preserve. What we see here
would smash the impression flat. And the investigator goes so far as to take a trowel and
push the substance onto the impression. This assures the total destruction of the print. See more
Well, we're all set all along that far slope on that ridge. Get Chuck on the radio and tell him to fire when ready.