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Righteous district attorney Joseph Foster's main goal in life is to rid his city of the gangsters infesting it. In order to be even more efficient in his war against crime he plans to run for governor. One day he meets a strange, shadowy man, Nick Beal, who offers to help him to achieve his end. Beal convinces hesitating Foster by dint of easy money, easy sex with an alluring young woman and the promise of easy success. Joseph Foster soon becomes an influential politician but a corrupt one. A minister of God manages to show him that he has been the plaything of the so-called Nick Beal, who might be "Old Nick" , that is to say Satan himself. Foster then decides to resign and to become an honest man again.Written by
One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. Its earliest documented telecast took place in Phoenix Thursday 12 March 1959 on KVAR (Channel 12), followed by Chicago 3 April 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2), by Seattle 7 May 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7), by Asheville 10 May 1959 on WLOS (Channel 13), by Milwaukee 7 June 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), by Detroit 22 September 1959 on WJBK (Channel 2), by Philadelphia 13 November 1959 on WCAU (Channel 10), by Omaha 14 November 1959 on KETV (Channel 7), by Johnstown 15 December 1959 on WJAC (Channel 6), and, finally, by New York City 21 May 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
approx 53:30... mic and boom shadow to left of door as "Donna" rushes Foster out the door of her apartment. See more »
Nick Beal (not his real name) has a haunting way of whistling in the fog, in which he seems at home. It's a symbol of the mystery of the man, which softly, like the fog itself, reveals itself to us. There are absorbing scenes involving Ray Milland's interplays with George Macready, Thomas Mitchell and Audrey Totter, and there is Franz Waxman's soundtrack score, all contributing to the mood of apprehension which prevails throughout in this quiet study of power. Anything said further here would reveal what we soon learn of .... well, of the man who whistles. Highly recommended.
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