This James M. Cain-style suspenser stars Fred MacMurray (10 years after his role as Walter Neff in the Cain-based DOUBLE INDEMNITY) as an aging policeman who falls under the spell of a beautiful woman and her money. An honest cop, MacMurray is assigned to track the movements of moll
Novak in the hope that she will lead him to her gangster boy friend, Richards, and the $200,000 Richards has just lifted in a bank robbery. MacMurray and his partners (Carey and Nourse) voyeuristically monitor Novak's every move with the aid of binoculars and tape recorders, and, unknown to his
fellow officers, MacMurray becomes romantically involved with Novak. However, when she sugges...