Bogart plays a man convicted of murdering his wife who escapes from prison in order to prove his innocence. Bogart finds that his features are too well known, and is forced to seek some illicit backroom plastic surgery. The entire pre-knife part of the film is shot from a Bogart's-eye-view, with us seeing the fugitive for the first time as he starts to recuperate from the operation in the apartment of a sympathetic young artist (played by Bacall) for whom he soon finds affection. But what he's really after is revenge.
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Did You Know?
The playing on the phonograph of "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan" as Vincent is recuperating at Irene's apartment after his surgery may have been an arcane wink to the audience. It was used in the previous Humphrey Bogart
and Lauren Bacall
movie The Big Sleep
(1946), when Vivian Rutledge (Bacall) paid off Marlowe (Bogart) at the gambling joint-nightclub. See more
When Vincent/Allan is at Madge's apartment, at one point we see Madge sit on top of a pillow on the floor right in front of Vincent/Allan. A couple minutes later we see Vincent/Allan get up. When the camera turns back to Madge, she is now sitting on the couch which was about 3 feet behind her. See more
[after operating on Vicent Perry, Dr.coley says goodbye
Dr. Walter Coley
The artist in me wishes he could see what a nice job I've done, but I never will. Goodbye, and good luck.
Referenced in Hamlet
Too Marvelous for Words
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed on record twice by Jo Stafford
Also played on the jukebox at the bus station
Also played at the cafe in Peru and during the end credits See more