Two detectives are investigating a robbery in which $300,000 was taken. Their investigation leads them to the main player and they find the cash, but one of them has meanwhile fallen hard for a woman with expensive tastes, and though he desperately wants to keep her, he knows that a cop's salary isn't going to be enough for her.
THEY LIVE BY NIGHT... (original print ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
According to Don Siegel in his biography, he and Ida Lupino - whose the producing company belonged to - often argued about some over the shoulders camera shots. They hardly understood each other. See more
At the very end, when Farnham is leaning wounded against the trailer, he says he recognizes the voice of a police officer as being the voice of the "partner", the mysterious man who called to get the money back. However, it is Bruner, and not Farnham, who had him on the phone. Farnham would not be able to recognize his voice. See more
Wanting it and taking it are two different things...
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Didn't You Know?
Written by John Franco
Performed by Ida Lupino
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