The head of a large publishing empire is dismayed when a top army general is about to be appointed to an atomic energy committee. She's determined to discredit him prior to the appointment and invites him to spend the weekend at her country home where she's arranged many traps.
Col Needham <email@example.com>
SHE WAS OUT TO GET THE GENERAL...But in the mix-up wound-up getting got herself!
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Did You Know?
Under the title "Melville Goodwin, USA", the film was to star Humphrey Bogart
and Lauren Bacall
- both of whom had already filmed costume and makeup tests - but Bogart's terminal illness forced his withdrawal from the project. He was replaced by Kirk Douglas
. Bacall withdrew shortly afterward, opting instead to remain at home with her dying husband, and was replaced by Susan Hayward
. See more
Douglas gives Susan a pistol and said it was a Luger. It was actually a Walther P-38. See more
Dorothy 'Dottie' Peale
[In front of the courthouse
You stay away from me or I'll kill you!
Maj. Gen. Melville A. Goodwin
Not here, Miss Peale. Don't you know the old saying, "generals die in bed"?
Caissons Go Rolling Along
Music by John Philip Sousa
from material by Edmund L. Gruber
Sung by Kirk Douglas See more