One of a handful of films scripted by Aldous Huxley in Hollywood, this stars Boyer as a man accused of murdering his invalid wife because of the affair he has had with a younger and prettier woman whom he married soon after his wife's death. All the evidence points to his guilt until the
real killer, Tandy, confesses in a last-minute breakdown. A love-starved spinster, Tandy murdered Boyer's wife to get back at Boyer for not reciprocating her affections. The best scene in this film is the one in which Hardwicke and Tandy are sitting in a living room as he works on her to get her
to admit her guilt in the murder of Boyer's wife, while the hour of Boyer's execution a...