A mediocre film noir
which is saved only by Mitchum's fine performance as a reputable doctor whose relationship with O'Sullivan is disrupted when he falls for suicidal patient Domergue. Without realizing her weak mental state, Mitchum begins to get involved with her, eventually asking her
father, Rains, for permission to marry her. When he finds out that Rains is actually her husband, a fight ensues resulting in a concussion for Mitchum. When he comes to, he finds Rains dead. Domergue explains that a brutal Mitchum punch killed him, but actually it was she who committed the murder,
suffocating her unconscious husband. Domergue talks Mitchum into fleeing to M...