Overview

Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?

  1. Henry Edward Helseth

    Novel

  2. Richard Murphy

    Screenplay

  3. Robert Siodmak

    Director

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Status Released

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  • September 29, 1948
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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