George Steele, art curator at a small museum, has an apparent mental breakdown one night, convinced he was in a train wreck...which never happened. In flashback, shortly after proposing to x-ray some old master paintings the museum has on loan, Steele is called on an unplanned nocturnal train trip. He suddenly sees another train ahead, speeding toward his... Is George indeed cracking up, or is there a plot to discredit him? The mystery grows murky with shadowy menace...
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This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in New York City Monday 2 April 1956 on WOR (Channel 9), in Los Angeles Tuesday 5 June 1956 on KHJ (Channel 9), and in Memphis Friday 8 June 1956 on WHBQ (Channel 13). See more
Albrecht Durer's "Adoration of the Magi" (called "Adoration of the Kings" in the film), and the forgery that is passing for it, are shown as paintings on canvas, which people roll up in several scenes. However, the real painting is on a wood panel. See more
[Opening her car's passenger door
Come on. Get in.
No thanks, I'll take a streetcar; I can trust streetcars.
[A policeman's whistle is heard and we see two cops running toward Steele. Steele jumps into the car, and they take off.
What's your racket girlie? Whattya do for a living?
I'm outta my head. I drive around in cars picking up psychopathic killers.
Someone has to look after you. I was at a party at Reynolds'. Things began to come apart at the seams. I drove Traybin....
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