James Hadley Chase's novel I'll Get You for This
(aka: High Stakes
) was the basis for this crime adventure that had the advantages of Italian scenery and the drawbacks of some shabby acting in the secondary roles. Raft is an American gambler vacationing in Italy. The management of a
gambling resort invites him to stay and be a front man for them because his name means something in the international gaming community (this actually happened to Raft when he went to live in England and fronted a gaming club), but it's a ruse. Raft is slipped a Mickey, and when he wakes up he's
been framed for the murder of a US Treasury agent who was on the trail of an in...