Edgy noir piece in desperate need of a wider audience.
Van Heflin plays Webb Garwood, a grumpy and unhappy cop who is called to investigate a suspected prowler at the home of Susan Gilvray (Evelyn Keyes). Garwood is smitten with the young and attractive woman from the off, and sensing her marriage to a late night radio personality is far from happy, he sets about wooing her, obsessively. It's the start of a coupling that is going to travel down a particularly dark road.
The film opens quite brilliantly with a quick shift of tone, Susan Gilvary is pampering herself in her bathroom, we see... read the rest.