After six months of marriage to Trevor Stevenson (Ralph Meeker), well-known painter and much-decorated hero of World War Two, Stella (Janice Rule)has found such complete fulfillment of all her romantic dreams that when he is accused or murdering a pretty cantina waitress, on their first night in Acapulco, she angrily defends him to Police Captain Henrique Montros (Paul Henreid),. nephew of Senora Reidl (Fanny Schiller), owner of the pension where they are staying. But when the maid,. Maria (Rosenda Monteros), tries to blackmail her with sketches of the dead girl, made by TRevor on the night she was murdered, and found in the house by the husband and Maria's lover, Amigo Herrera (Yerye Beirute), Stella begins to have second thoughts regarding the innocence of her husband. And his bouts of amnesia enforces her doubts.
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Did You Know?
and Ralph Meeker
were cast because they were the leads in a New York production of "Picnic", and Republic Pictures' publicity for the movie attempted to exploit the association with Columbia's film version of the play, Picnic
(1956). The poster art-work for this film (showing Rule and Meeker) is nearly identical (even using the same muted color-scheme) to that featuring William Holden
and Kim Novak
for "Picnic". See more
A Woman's Devotion
Music by Les Baxter
Lyrics by Gwen Davis See more