This masterful, gritty crime drama, shot on location in New York City, details the investigation of a murdered woman by two policemen, a crafty veteran (Barry Fitzgerald) and his brash young assistant (Don Taylor). After numerous dead ends, the clues lead to a surprising suspect. Jules Dassin directs in slam-bang realistic fashion; with Howard Duff and Dorothy Hart. 96 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; featurette; interview; photo gallery.