Amid tough competition, Ida Lupino steals it. This cult classic is one of the best road movies to emerge from a major studio in the 1940s. Raft and Bogart are truck-driving brothers who have left the large company run by Hale and bought their own truck to work as independents. The first
half of the film details their rise as they drive all night, skimp on needed repairs, and struggle to keep their fledgling business afloat. Bogart is married to Page, who resents his neglect of her in favor of the business. One night, when Bogart and Raft are pulled over at a roadside diner, they
meet waitress Sheridan. She has a sharp tongue and a mane of red hair, and Raft is almo...