A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.
A man falls to his death from the balcony of his penthouse apartment. Two reporters (Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot) fight over the “scoop” and uncover the sinister murder plot.
A piano player, Al (Neal), sets off hitchhiking his way to California to be with his girl. Along the way, a stranger in a convertible gives him a ride. While driving, Al stops to put the top up during a rainstorm. He discovers that the owner of the car has died in his sleep…
Steve McQueen plays a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. It’s based on a real 1953 case.