Having been 'away' for some time, professional killer Frankie Bono returns to New York to do another job: assassinate some mid-level mobster. Although intending to avoid unnecessary 'contact' while carefully stalking his victim, Bono is recognized by an old fellow from the orphanage, whose calm and unambitious citizen's life and happy marriage contrast heavily with Bono's solitary and haunted existence. Exhausted and distracted, Bono makes another mistake, but his contract is not one to back out of.
An Unforgettable Experience in Suspense!...As the Seconds Tick Off a Timetable for MURDER!
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This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #428. See more
When Frankie is preparing his .38, he removes the bullet from one of the cartridges, empties the powder and places it in the gun. He then "fires" the round and opens the cylinder to show the mark the firing pin has made on the end of the cartridge. Since this was an unfired round, there would have been a visible flash from the muzzle of the gun, if not a substantial report. See more
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is listed in the end credits as playing "Troiano's Girl Freind" [sic]. See more
Dressed in Black
Performed by Dean Sheldon See more