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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IN DANGER AS VIOLENT AS THEIR LOVE!!! (one-sheet poster)
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Did You Know?
There is an 8x10 photo shown in the film of Humphrey Bogart
's character before his face surgery. The actor's face in the photo is of character actor Frank Wilcox
. See more
After Parry's bandages are removed, there are no stitches, bruises or facial swelling that always accompany plastic surgery. See more
Don't you get lonely up here by yourself?
I was born lonely, I guess.
Music by Vincent Rose
(based on "E lucevan le stelle" in the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini
Played on the car radio at the beginning See more