Lower case Hitch, but diverting and sleek, with the climax early on. Milland is a playboy whose wealth has come entirely through his marriage to chic heiress Kelly. When he fears he'll lose her riches to American mystery writer Cummings, he plots her unfortunate demise. Milland contacts
Dawson, an old chum who now operates in the underworld, and blackmails him into killing Kelly while he is conveniently away. Milland's plan misfires, however, when the murder plans go awry, leading to a thorough round of questioning from the crafty inspector Williams.
Based on the successful play by Frederick Knott, this adaptation was essentially treated as an assignment by Hitc...