A cop killer (Richard Conte) determines to break jail when his sleazy lawyer (Berry Kroeger) threatens to implicate his girlfriend (Debra Paget) in a crime. After settling accounts with the mouthpiece, he looks to skip the country, but the detective (Victor Mature) who was his boyhood pal has a different itinerary. Robert Siodmak's ominous film noir staple co-stars Shelley Winters, Hope Emerson, Fred Clark. 95 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; theatrical trailer.