Warren Quimby manages a drugstore while trying to keep his volatile wife, Claire, happy. However, when Claire leaves him for a liquor store salesman, Warren can no longer bear it. He decides to assume a new identity in order to murder his wife's lover without leaving a trace. Along the way, his plans are complicated by an attractive neighbor, as well as a shocking discovery that opens up a new world of doubts and accusations.

  1. John Berry


  2. Allen Rivkin


  3. John D. Klorer


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  1. Richard Basehart

    Richard Basehart

    Warren Quimby

  2. Audrey Totter

    Audrey Totter

    Claire Quimby

  3. Cyd Charisse

    Cyd Charisse

    Mary Chanler

  4. Barry Sullivan

    Barry Sullivan

    Lt. Collier Bonnabel

  5. Lloyd Gough

    Lloyd Gough

    Barney Deager

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Status Released

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  • November 23, 1949


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -



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