Police Lt. Diamond is told to close his surveillance of suspected mob boss Mr. Brown because it's costing the department too much money with no results. Diamond makes one last attempt to uncover evidence against Brown by going to Brown's girlfriend, Susan Lowell.
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The shots of two patrol cars pulling into the police station were previously used in He Walked by Night (1948). He Walked by Night (1948) and The Big Combo (1955) were shot by the same cinematographer, John Alton. See more
In the scene where Susan is having a drink in her apartment, there are shadows of plant leaves on a door in the background. However when Mr Brown comes in via another door, these shadows have vanished in the ensuing shots. See more
Police Capt. Peterson
You're a cop, Leonard. There's 17,000 laws on the books to be enforced. You haven't got time to reform wayward girls. She's been with Brown three and a half years. That's a lot of days... and nights.
Referenced in Some Like It Hot