When mobster Walt Radak tries to trick independent trucker Steve Randall into transporting stolen furs, Steve alerts the police, and Walt's young brother Al is caught and held for a cop-killing. When ruthless Radak tries to extort Steve's help in clearing Al, Steve and his young wife flee for their lives, only to find that the police are also in pursuit. With every man's hand against them, Steve and Anne must repeatedly abandon their temporary refuges. Finally, one midnight, the showdown...
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
DESPERATE DRAMA...OF A DESPERATE JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN! (original print ad-all caps)
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Did You Know?
The first assignment that director Anthony Mann
felt he could call his own creation after doing several "B" pictures for RKO. See more
When the gang is trying to convince Steve to go to the police, he says 'you're crazy, I'm getting out of here' and a punch is thrown, making the light sway back and forth. While the light is moving, Walt's lips are moving but there is no dialogue. See more
Driver, my wife's sick! Get to a hospital!
Lady Bus Passenger
Why, she's going to have a baby!
She can't do that. It's against company regulations! Let's see if this manual explains what to do.
I'll tell you what to do: keep your hands on the wheel and step on the gas! Please hurry to a hospital.