It’s another film noir directed by Ida Lupino. Two hunting buddies who pick up a mysterious hitchhiker. It was based on a story by screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring, who was blacklisted for being a communist.
A young woman is about to be married. Her fiancées ex-wife shows up. She’s been missing for 7 years and has come home with a bad attitude. It’s not that she wants her husband, she just wants to make him miserable.
Peter Lorre is two characters. He’s Moto and undercover as antiques shop keeper Kuroki. As Moto he tries to keep tabs on a band of international saboteurs who intend to blow up the French fleet as it enters the Suez Canal.
Hard bitten San Francisco industrialist Walter Williams’s two-timing wife and her lover plot to do her husband in, but instead the boyfriend gets killed and mistaken for.