Joseph Losey directs this sinister little noir about a cop lured into homicide by lust and greed. Detective Van Heflin is summoned to an opulent Los Angeles home by a woman's (Evelyn Keyes) prowler complaint. She's young, attractive, and frequently left alone at night by her older husband, an overnight radio personality. Heflin seduces her and learns of an insurance policy on her husband, a policy that might fund his dream of owning a Las Vegas motel.
Joseph Losey directs this sinister little noir about a cop lured into homicide by lust and greed. Detective Van Heflin is summoned to an opulent Los Angeles home by a woman's (Evelyn Keyes) prowler complaint..
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