Richard Mason is slightly hurt in a car accident but pretends that his injuries are worse so that he cannot accompany his wife, Kathryn on a trip to the mountains. He does, however, kill her on a lonely mountain road. Or did he? He smells her perfume, finds her jewelry, sees an envelope addressed in her handwriting. He goes back to the scene of the crime to find ... what?
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
SUSPENSE...SUSPICION...MAN-WOMAN DESIRES! (original print ad - all caps)
Did You Know?
Jack L. Warner
had Joan Crawford
, who had just joined Warner Bros. and was looking for her first role at the studio, in mind for the role of Kathryn Mason, and sent the script for the film to her. However, after reading the script, Crawford told her agent to tell Warner that "Joan Crawford never dies in her movies, and she never ever loses her man to anyone". See more
At the end, after Richard has parked his car and is approaching where the wood pile is, the camera angle tilted to exaggerate the angle of the slope of the land. As a result, he walks tilted forward at an angle that would be physically impossible without immediately toppling forward on his face. See more
I wouldn't tell Evelyn if I were you, I'm afraid she'd laugh at you too.
I wish you hadn't said that.
How Sweet You Are
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Played after Richard leaves the phone booth, talks to the operator and Dr. Hamilton, and out on the terrace See more