This poor attempt at film noir
turns out to be little more than film blah. Hayworth, who was billed after Sommer, was 47 at the time of the film and a bit too old for this femme fatale
role. Ford is a 10-grand-a-year cop who lives high on the hog because his wife, Sommer, inherited some
stocks and bonds from her father. When the dividends fail to materialize one quarter, Ford finds himself in bad financial trouble and Sommer's extravagant ways don't help. The picture begins with Ford and his cop partner, Montalban, searching for an unemployed Mexican who killed his wife because
she was working as a hooker to earn enough money for their child. Ford is ...